John Muir Family Home - April 18 Event

Naturalist John Muir conceived of the National Park Service in what he called his "scribble den" at his family home in Martinez. Muir's home is now a National Historic Site.

Eco-Literacy Resources

Explore California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and other river deltas around the world through a rich, multimedia experience from KQED and the East Bay Regional Park District. Download it for free at iTunes.

Do you make it a regular practice to care for the environment? If so, what do you do? If not, why?

This English Language Learner student-centered, eco-literacy curriculum offers lesson plans linked to KQED/PBS programming and online interactive resources.


QUEST is a multimedia series that strives to deepen our understanding of some of today's most pressing sustainability topics through articles, videos, radio reports, television broadcasts, and educational materials.

Climate Quiz

How do you really feel about climate change?

PBS Kids Earth Resources

Help children celebrate Earth Day with fun nature-related online games and activites at PBS Kids!

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Earth Celebration 2015

Earth Day is April 22, but KQED is celebrating our planet all month long. Tune in for special reports, watch programs online, and find more resources.


Wed, April 1, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: Next Meal: Engineering Food

Sat, April 4, 6pm So Right, So Smart

Sun, April 5, 10am Watch Online Now Nature: Shark Mountain Ireland's Wild River

Wed, April 8, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: America's Energy Future From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources.

Wed, April 8, 8pm Watch Online Now Nature: Animal Homes: The Nest

California Fog and Sunset

Mon, April 13, 11pm Watch Online Now American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire Robert Redford, Ashley Judd and other stars narrate this exploration of the environmental movement.

Wed, April 15, 8pm Watch Online Now Nature: Nature's Guide to Animal Homes: Location, Location, Location

California Fog and Sunset

Sun, April 19, 7pm Rebels with a Cause spotlights dedicated conservationists who fought to preserve open spaces near San Francisco.

Mon, April 20, 10pm Watch Online Now Independent Lens: The Great Invisible

Bitter Seeds

Mon, April 20, 11:30pm New Environmentalists: From Chicago to Karoo showcases activists who are fighting for environmental justice.

Wed, April 22, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: Saving Condors

Wed, April 22, 8pm Nature: Animal Homes: Animal Cities

Nighttime Lights

Wed, April 22, 11pm POV: The City Dark is a fascinating look at the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars.

California Forever: Parks for the Future

Sat, April, 25, 6pm California Forever: Parks for the Future looks at the challenges state parks are now facing in California, including habitat destruction.

Tue, April 28, 7:30pm Watch Online Now Spark: In Respect of Nature

Wed, April 29, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: The Heat Is on Napa Wines

Wed, April 29, 8pm Nature: Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La



Sat, April 4, 2pm Stanford Roundtable: The Climate Conversation You Haven't Heard

Tue, April 21, 8pm NOVA: Megastorm Aftermath

Tue, April 21, 9pm NOVA: Oklahoma's Deadliest Tornadoes

Tue, April 21, 10pm Journey to Planet Earth: Extreme Realities: Severe Weather,
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How would you shape the Bay Area if you were in charge of its growth?

Plan the region's future with an interactive tool from Silicon Valley Community Foundation's Envision Bay Area project, a funder of KQED's Miles to Go series.