This American Land: Wyoming Wilderness, Rising Sea Levels, Managing National Forests

About This Episode


In Wyoming, there’s wide support for protecting wilderness study areas offering a wide range of recreational opportunities and stunning landscapes. Residents in Norfolk, Virginia, use education and innovation to defend their neighborhoods from rising sea levels. In the Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest in western North Carolina, the public is playing a major role in shaping the complex future of the forest. Researchers in Idaho study the difficult lives of pygmy rabbits, providing insights to managing and saving threatened sagebrush landscapes in the West.

This American Land is the leading conservation news magazine program on public television stations nationwide. Opening windows to our country’s amazing natural heritage, the series reports compelling stories on America’s landscapes, waters and wildlife, taking viewers to the front lines of conservation, science and outdoor adventure with stories that inform and entertain.