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Marie Tharp

Jenn wraps up Science Gal Month talking about Marie Tharp who was the first to map the Atlantic Ocean floor! Over time her work showed the existence of mountain ranges that extended over 40,000 miles around the globe.  Show Notes How Marie Tharp changed GeologyTharpe / Heezen Map of the ocean floors, published in 1977 […]

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Celia Hunter

Katie closes up Naturalist Gals Month by telling us the story of Celia Hunter. This adventurer was a pilot and helped expand Alaska’s natural park system. She also founded the Alaska Conservation Foundation! Images

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Maria Sibylla Merian

Bonnie is a “frost-tender flower!” Naturalist Gal Month continues and Dr. Leah Leach talks about the Swiss naturalist who observed insects and made amazing illustrated drawings of their habitat. The gals also talk about their favorite seasons, throw shade on Michigan and talk about #WelcomeToFairyville & G.G. the #FlatSquirrel  Show Notes Fairyville Activities Maria’s Books […]

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Gene Stratton Porter

After getting a little squirrely talking about our “Nut House”, Bonnie tells us about Hoosier author Gene Stratton Porter who wrote many books about nature including Girl of Limberlost. Images About The Gal’s Guide Podcast What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a topic? Would it be about ancient history? Would it […]

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Janaki Ammal

It’s the start of Naturalist Month at the Gal’s Guide Library. The Gal Pals are sharing 1 cool woman related to the study of and the conservation of nature. Amy Dalton is back and starts us off talking about Janaki Ammal who made sugar sweeter and help conserve land in India!  Show Notes The Wire […]

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Rooting Your Dreams Workshop

We’ve been so inspired by the April book club selection, The Awakened Woman by Dr. Tererai Trent! Gal’s Guide is hosting a workshop to put into action the lessons Dr. Tererai lays out in the book. We are going to talk about our goals & dreams, write them down, and bury them in the soil […]

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Imogene Cunningham

Art Gals Month continues with the amazing photographer and member of Group f/64.   About The Gal’s Guide Podcast What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a topic? Would it be about ancient history? Would it be breaking news? Would it be safe for work? A group of gals gathers to present to […]

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Dr. Tererai Trent

What does your soul need? What will satisfy your Great Hunger? What dreams do you want to take root? These questions and more are from the Awakened Woman Dr. Tererai Trent who is Leah’s (and Oprah’s) favorite inspiration. Show Notes & Extras This month’s gal pals are Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Edan and Dr. Leah […]

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Zitkála-Šá

It’s the last episode of Season 3 of the Gal’s Guide Podcast! Leah talks about the Indigenous gal who was known for way more than just one thing! Zitkála-Šá was an activist, writer, and was the first Native American to write an opera. Learn about this fascinating woman who used her skills and talents to […]

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Animal Rights Activists

Katie wraps up activist month talking about 4 amazing animal activist gals. Learn about Caroline Earle White who started animal shelters, Margaret Murie who was the grandmother of the conservation movement, Harriet Hemenway who co-founded the Audubon Society, and Genesis Butler the young lady who is on the scene right now daring us (AND THE […]