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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.

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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, July 22 at 1:30 pm EDT

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, July 29 at 1:30 pm EDT

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, August 5 at 1:30 pm EDT

Fiddler Crabs, Disappearing Chincoteague, California Desert, Hurricane Sleuth #204 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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 [TV-G]
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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