This American Land
A unique series of magazine-style episodes hosted by Bruce Burkhardt, former environmental reporter for CNN, and middle-school science teacher Caroline Raville. Each episode links 3 or 4 stories, sometimes in a theme, showing how conservationists, fishermen, hunters and outdoor recreationists are sharing responsibilities for protecting America's natural heritage for future generations. The focus is on whild and beautiful places you've never heard about, and on passionate people protecting vital American landscapes, waters, and wildlife.
Hogs On The Buffalo, Farming The Upstream, Reborn To Be Rewild (#503) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Hogs On The Buffalo - With waste from a new industrial hog farm threatening the purity of the nation's first national river, citizens raise the alarm and score a victory with a lawsuit. Farming The Upstream - Farmers in Iowa and Illinois adopt new practices to prevent runoff of chemicals and waste that would pollute the Mississippi River. Reborn To Be Rewild - Running out of space in Yellowstone National Park, bison are re-located to Indian reservations in Montana where they can build new populations of wild herds (produced with Earthjustice).
- KQED World: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
Unity For The Whitefish Range, Boosting Organics, Pesticide Lake (#504) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Unity for the Whitefish Range - A widely based coalition of local interest groups campaigns for permanent protection of forests, watersheds and wildlife habitat in a critical northern Montana landscape. Boosting Organics - Small-scale farmers in Montana learn how to grow crops organically with helpful support from advisers with the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Pesticide Lake - Crop dusters commonly spray a toxic brew of pesticides on farmworkers in the fields, and the impact on the environment and the health of many people in Lake Apopka, Florida is obvious (co-produced with Earthjustice).
- KQED World: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
California's Coastal Wilderness, Cleaning the Gulf, Little Blue - Broken Promise (#505) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
California's Coastal Wilderness - Local residents support a bill in Congress to designate new wilderness areas and wild & scenic rivers to ensure permanent protection of treasured public lands in the vast Los Padres National Forest. Cleaning the Gulf - Farmers and ranchers in Louisiana add cover crops and rotational practices to improve soil health and keep their upstream runoff from contaminating the Gulf of Mexico. Little Blue - A Broken Promise - A small community in West Virginia was promised a recreational dream, but instead got a power plant's coal ash dump that poisons their drinking water (co-produced with Earthjustice).
- KQED World: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me