Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Managing Farms for Bobwhite Quail, Outdoors in Colorado County, Lead Contamination
this american land

Sun, Jun 23 1:00 P.M. NH World (11.3)  

In southern Oregon, a little-known wilderness called Kalmiopsis is a source of clear water for downstream communities and a core for surrounding wildlands that conservationists want to protect from logging and mining. Changes in cropland management in Kansas can make a big difference for the survival of bobwhite quail and other wild species. Gunnison County in Colorado offers stunning mountain scenery, thriving agriculture, and outdoor recreation - and residents there support more wilderness protection for public lands including wilderness and special management areas. Following lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan, scientists in North Carolina reveal another dangerous chemical making its way through water pipes to thousands of homes.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1006

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Sun, Jun 23 1:00 P.M. Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Managing Farms for Bobwhite Quail, Outdoors in Colorado County, Lead Contamination     NH World (11.3)

About This American Land:

A unique series of magazine-style episodes hosted by Bruce Burkhardt, a former environmental reporter for CNN, and a fresh new talent, Caroline Raville.

Each episode will link 5 or 6 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 will be on will be on wild and beautiful places you've never heard about, and on passionate people protecting vital American landscapes, waters, and wildlife.

There's nothing quite like this on national television; THIS AMERICAN LAND will be a distinctive approach to covering serious national conservation issues.

We realize that many stations produce quality programming like this for their local markets, and we think there's a national audience for it in a series like ours.

We will showcase stories from participating affiliates, drawing attention to the special natural resources their localities and what people are doing to protect them.

Current participants are Oregon Public Broadcasting and Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Segments will also be featured from local public broadcasting programs such as Outdoor Oklahoma and Exploring North Carolina.

Each episode will also include a segment from the Science Nation series funded by the National Science Foundation.


Future Broadcast times for "This American Land": (show all)

Sun, Jun 16 1:00 P.M. Protecting Red Wolves, Eager Beavers, Monster Snapping Turtles     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Jun 23 1:00 P.M. Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Managing Farms for Bobwhite Quail, Outdoors in Colorado County, Lead Contamination     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Jun 30 1:00 P.M. The Continental Divide, Escalante River, 3-D Science     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Jul 7 1:00 P.M. Public Lands, Clean Water from Farmlands, Urine Recycling     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Jul 14 1:00 P.M. Sage Grouse, Curlew Grassland, Tribute to Gary St     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Jul 21 1:00 P.M. Safer Passage, Going for the Green, King of Camouflage     NH World (11.3)


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