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Web site: http://www.thisamericanland.org

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This series shows how conservationists, fishermen, hunters, and outdoor recreationists are sharing responsibilities for protecting America's natural heritage for future generations.

TV Schedule

Wilderness Anniversary, Arkansas Oil Pipeline, Climbing Fish #403 [TV-G]
The success of the Wilderness Act in protecting 100 million acres of wild nature is explored.

  • KET2 Tuesday, December 16 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 3 at 1:30 pm EST

Seamount of Life. Arctic Traffic, Altamaha River Pollution, Diatoms and Climate Change #404 [TV-G]
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, December 23 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 10 at 1:30 pm EST

Fish Lifts for River Herring, Biofuel Start-ups, Fabulous Fungi, Prickly Pear Cactus for Clean Water #405 [TV-G]
An effort called a "fish lift" to get the herring over dams and new biofuel enterprises based on agriculture are examined.

  • KET2 Tuesday, December 30 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Tuesday, March 17 at 1:30 pm EST

Critical Aquifer, Trout in the Classroom, Grizzlies Return, Dragonflies #301 [TV-G]
The Ogallala Aquifer underneath the Great Plains and grizzly bears in Yellowstone are showcased.

  • KET2 Tuesday, January 6 at 1:30 pm EST

Artificial Bat Cave, Rocky Mountain Gas, Backpacking with Llamas #302 [TV-G]
Researchers studying the deadly white nose fungus in bats have developed an artificial bat cave.

  • KET2 Tuesday, January 13 at 1:30 pm EST

Prairie Chickens and Bog Turtles, Watershed Filtering, Bycatch Survival #303 [TV-G]
Oregon students design and develop a "bioswale" and learn about pollution and watershed management.

  • KET2 Tuesday, January 20 at 1:30 pm EST

Navajo Conservation, Brokeoff Mountains, Bycatch Survival #304 [TV-G]
The Navajo Nation's proposal for a national conservation area would preserve Cedar Mesa in Utah.

  • KET2 Tuesday, January 27 at 1:30 pm EST

Backyard Wilderness, Switchgrass Biofuel, Restoring Native Plants #305 [TV-G]
In Iowa and Tennessee, researchers are working on a new energy future where gas comes from grass.

  • KET2 Tuesday, February 3 at 1:30 pm EST

Precious Sierra Water, Nevada Wilderness, Rallying to Save a Watershed #306 [TV-G]
Climate change portends less snowfall in the Sierras, and that means less water in watersheds.

  • KET2 Tuesday, February 10 at 1:30 pm EST

Forage Fish, Wild Olympics, Biofuel from Cornfield Residue, Fire Ants #401 [TV-G]
Researchers on the Oregon coast study the role that forage fish play in the food chain. Also, biofuels and eradicating fire ants are highlighted.

  • KET2 Tuesday, February 17 at 1:30 pm EST

Owyhee Canyonlands, Sustainable Alaskan Village, Algae Power, Fungi Fuel #402 [TV-G]
Young native Alaskans are adopting new technologies and green ethics to build a sustainable future.

  • KET2 Tuesday, February 24 at 1:30 pm EST
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Official web site: http://www.thisamericanland.org

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