TPZ094: Canoeing the Rio Roosevelt with Dave Freeman

Rio Roosevelt
Dave Freeman (2nd from left)

In 1914, President Theodore Roosevelt co-led an expedition to descend an unknown river in Brazil known as the River of Doubt. 100 years later, Dave Freeman and Paul Schurke retraced Roosevelt’s journey along this renamed Rio Roosevelt. They did it to see how the river has changed and to celebrate the legacy of President Roosevelt who protected 230 million acres of public land and set the stage for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. You can learn more about their 400-mile canoe adventure at Dave previously appeared in Episode 4. Dave Freeman, welcome back to the show.

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