The Strenuous Life with Ed Roberson

Ed Roberson, host of the Mountain and Prairie podcast and Conservation Director at the Palmer Land Conservancy, shares his journey through both his personal and professional life. We weave through Ed’s career in real estate that led him into conservation work in the West and his personal evolution and exploration in everything from ultramarathons to meditation. Ed is as inspiring as he is dynamic, as dedicated a father as he is a storyteller, and as voracious a reader as he is a conservationist.

We Also Talk About

  • Meditation, breathwork, running
  • Creating a practice around reading
  • Rising above distraction
  • Teddy Roosevelt
  • Water rights in the West
  • Conservation work


Instagram: @mtnprairie

Podcast/Book Recs/Good News in the West:

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Free Will by Sam Harris

Strenuous Life Speech by Theodore Roosevelt

The Nature Fix by Florence Williams 

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