A newsmagazine about national conservation issues.
Sat., October 10, 2015
Artificial Bat Cave; Rocky Mountain Gas; Backpacking With Llamas
An attempt in Tennessee to combat deadly white nose fungus in bats by creating an artificial bat cave; a protest against oil and gas drilling in Colorado's Garfield County; a study of the long-distance migration of monarch butterflies. Also: backpacking with a llama, which can carry one's gear.
Sat., October 17, 2015
Prairie Chickens and Bog Turtles; Watershed Filtering; Bycatch Survival
Programs to improve habitats found on privately owned land; Oregon high-school students who designed and built a bioswale to filter silt, oil and grime from the runoff from their school's parking lot; a device designed by marine biologists that helps fish caught as bycatch to survive. Also: mapping alligator and crocodile genomes.
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.Learn more →
Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.Learn more →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →