Web site: http://www.thisamericanland.org
This series shows how conservationists, fishermen, hunters, and outdoor recreationists are sharing responsibilities for protecting America's natural heritage for future generations.
Seamount of Life. Arctic Traffic, Altamaha River Pollution, Diatoms and Climate Change #404
Scientists in the Caribbean study spawning aggregation sites using special recording technology. Also, a rapid loss of summer sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is examined.
- KET2 Tuesday, July 29 at 1:30 pm EDT
Fish Lifts for River Herring, Biofuel Start-ups, Fabulous Fungi, Prickly Pear Cactus for Clean Water #405
An effort called a "fish lift" to get the herring over dams and new biofuel enterprises based on agriculture are examined.
- KET2 Tuesday, August 5 at 1:30 pm EDT
Fiddler Crabs, Disappearing Chincoteague, California Desert, Hurricane Sleuth #204
Scientists are still trying to understand where fiddler crabs fit into the coastal ecosystem and how Virginia's Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is preparing for a dramatic change in landscape.
- KET2 Tuesday, August 12 at 1:30 pm EDT
Bison Homecoming, Preserving Tribal Languages, Peregrine Protection, Soaring with Paragliders #205
Restoring the grasslands habitat for the bison, birds, and other important native species; the passion of tribal elders and 21st century video technology are merging to bring new life to the Ojibwe language; and Peregrine falcons are making a comeback in unusual places.
- KET2 Tuesday, August 19 at 1:30 pm EDT
Canyon Mysteries, Ailing Alligators, Lights, Camera, Photosynthesis, Wild Horses #206
The stories behind Georgia's Cloudland Canyon and Providence Canyon and searching for clues about the chemical pollution causing genetic birth defects in alligators in Central Florida are featured.
- KET2 Tuesday, August 26 at 1:30 pm EDT
Beaver Builders, Wrangling Water, Body Electric, Census in the Smokies #207
A look at how beaver dams are helping create healthier streams and rivers for salmon, trout, songbirds, and for Oregon communities. Also, a pilot program pays Florida ranchers to use their low-lying lands to store water.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 2 at 1:30 pm EDT
Digging for Dinosaurs, Sonoran Desert Protection, "Swamp People" #208
Caroline Raville witnesses the recovery of thousands of pounds of dinosaur fossils by helicopter, deep in the Utah desert; a wide range of residents work to make sure wildlife and ancient artifacts in Arizona's Sonoran Desert are protected; and meet some self-proclaimed "swamp people" who make their living in the Okefenokee Swamp.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 9 at 1:30 pm EDT
Arctic White Geese, Veterans in the Great Outdoors, Tracking a Coral Killer #209
In Oregon, dedicated "citizen scientists" spend time studying Snow geese and Ross's geese at their stopover to the Arctic; join the Sierra Club's Stacy Bare, a U.S. Army veteran, on an adventure down the Colorado River, where veterans deepen their connections with the land, and one another; and what is killing Elkhorn coral in south Florida?
- KET2 Tuesday, September 16 at 1:30 pm EDT
Montana Wilderness, Bald Eagle Recovery, Lionfish Derby, Crocodile Man #210
An ambitious plan to protect 700,000 acres of new wilderness in Montana is highlighted, a look at bald eagle recovery, controlling the Lionfish population, and Mississippi State University biologist David Ray studies crocodiles and other creatures.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 23 at 1:30 pm EDT
Idaho Wilderness, Loggerhead Turtles, Sandfish Lizard, Wrangling Water #211
The Idaho Wilderness, loggerhead turtles, sandfish lizards of the Sahara Desert, and increasing water storage in the Florida Everglades are highlighted.
- KET2 Tuesday, September 30 at 1:30 pm EDT
Rio Grande Del Norte, Climate Adaptation, Flying Aces of the Insect World, Peel Watershed, Indigo Snakes #212
Saving the upper Rio Grande, facing climate change with wind power in New Mexico, studying insects to improve small-scale aircraft design, protecting Canada's Peel Watershed, and restoration efforts to increase indigo snakes are featured.
- KET2 Tuesday, October 7 at 1:30 pm EDT
Future Conservation Leaders, Natural Resources Revival, Fight for Frogs, Amazing Monarch Journey #213
High school students work closely with scientists on Santa Cruz island off the coast of California, a county in eastern Oregon has become a pioneer in using its natural resources, saving the gopher frog, and the amazing journey of monarch butterflies are featured.
- KET2 Tuesday, October 14 at 1:30 pm EDT
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