Group Project

Talking with people about their stories of success, their journey to get there, and the current challenges they are taking on. We'll share some of our stories along the way too. Together we can do great things.

About the show

Mollie and Kendall Guillemette are exploring our collective journey through this life. We'll be talking with people who are engaging intentionally with the world in the hope of leaving it better.

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  • You are not alone: Our experience with Long Covid

    April 9th, 2021  |  42 mins 24 secs
    1year1virus, covid19, long covid, long hauler

    We talk about our experiences over the last year with Long Covid. Being dismissed by the medical establishment, to finding support with people who felt just as lost and alone as we did--the Long Haulers. We want to say loud and clear that we believe you, and YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

  • Dylan Tomine, Producer of the film `Artifishal` and Patagonia Fly Fishing Ambassador

    May 15th, 2019  |  48 mins 50 secs
    fish, hatcheries, salmon

    We are joined by Dylan Tomine, a producer of the film Artifishal. We talk about the film and explore how fish hatcheries, once thought to be a safe supplement to wild fish, actually threaten wild fish populations.

  • Episode 13: Colleen Weiler from Whale and Dolphin Conservation

    April 25th, 2019  |  48 mins 20 secs
    conservation, dolphins, orcas, whales

    We talked with Colleen Weiler from Whale and Dolphin Conservation about how Free Willy led her to a career in orca conservation. We also talk about orca behavior, the differences in orca groups, what threats they are currently facing and what we can do to help

  • Episode 12: Stewardship of Nature with Yoko Silk

    October 25th, 2018  |  28 mins 18 secs
    environment, natural, nature, parks, portland

    We talked with Yoko Silk who is a Stewardship Coordinator with Portland Parks and Recreation about her life, her work and her passion for sharing nature.

  • Episode 11: Creating Backyard Habitats with Susie Peterson from the Columbia Land Trust

    June 28th, 2018  |  37 mins 37 secs
    backyard, environment, habitat

    We talk with Susie Peterson, the Backyard Habitat Certification Program Manager for the Columbia Land Trust about the benefits of creating a native backyard habitat.

  • Episode 10: Ilan Kayatsky from the Goldman Environmental Prize

    May 30th, 2018  |  34 mins 34 secs
    environment, goldman prize, sustainability

    Ilan Kayatsky joined us to talk about the work the Goldman Environmental Prize. He tells us about the strength, resolve, and ultimately the humanity of the most recent cohort of Prize recipients. Ilan shares some stories of his experiences with a few of this year's recipients and how that has affected him.

  • Episode 9: The Bike More Challenge with Tia Sherry and Romain Bonilla from The Street Trust

    May 20th, 2018  |  26 mins 28 secs
    bicycling, cycling, oregon, portland

    This episode we're joined by Tia Sherry and Romain Bonilla of The Street Trust. We talk about the Bike More Challenge and other initiatives that the Street Trust has to improve safety and accessibility of bicycling in Oregon.

  • Episode 8: Talking Wolves with Rob Klavins of Oregon Wild

    May 15th, 2018  |  41 mins 30 secs
    conservation, oregon, wilderness, wolves

    Rob Klavins is the NE Oregon Field Coordinator for Oregon Wild. We talk with him about his journey this far and learn a lot about wolves, their benefit and their place on our public land.

  • Episode 7: Ryan Rittenhouse from Friends of the Columbia Gorge - Part 2

    May 8th, 2018  |  32 mins 39 secs
    climate change, conservation, eagle creek fire, environment

    We spoke with Ryan Rittenhouse, about his background, and recent work that Friends of the Columbia Gorge are doing to help restore the Columbia Gorge in the wake of the Eagle Creek Fire. Ryan gives us some great ways to get involved in the restoration.

  • Episode 6: Ryan Rittenhouse from Friends of the Columbia Gorge - Part 1

    March 14th, 2018  |  36 mins 49 secs
    climate change, conservation, environment

    We spoke with Ryan Rittenhouse, about his background, and recent successes that Friends of the Columbia River Gorge have had as a part of a coalition to stand up to Big Oil. Ryan also gives us some great insights about how to get involved as well as avoiding activist burnout.

  • Episode 5: Understanding Where You're Going, with Vanessa Ball

    March 2nd, 2018  |  32 mins 53 secs
    environment, hiking, outdoors

    We talk with Vanessa Ball, from the Outdoor Family Project about her path from being an Arabic linguist in the Marine Corps, to becoming a writer and advocate for environmental conservation. She tells us how to educate ourselves and gives suggestions for ways to be out in nature without loving our favorite places to death.

  • Episode 4: Reimagining Holiday Traditions

    November 19th, 2017  |  19 mins 14 secs
    christmas, holidays, thanksgiving

    This week we talk about how we approach celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas specifically and holidays in general.

    Note: Starting at the 14:20 mark, we honestly discuss Santa Claus.

  • Episode 3: Melissa Fellows from Tree Era

    November 9th, 2017  |  15 mins 51 secs
    environment, sustainability, trees

    We talk with Melissa Fellows from Tree Era - a community-funded tree planting organization to help individuals and businesses offset their carbon footprint by planting trees.

  • Episode 2: Changes we've made

    November 3rd, 2017  |  19 mins 32 secs
    environment, sustainability

    We talk about changes we've made and how we've come to those decisions. We look some things that we've tried -- some have gone well, and others, haven't stuck.

  • Episode 1: Welcome to the Group Project Podcast

    October 28th, 2017  |  7 mins 47 secs

    Mollie and Kendall Guillemette introduce themselves and this new show that will explore our collective journey through this life. We see it as a group project, we all need to work together.