This American Land: Irrigation Revival, Partnerships for National Parks, Gulf Coast Fishing

About This Episode


With new water rights and a major irrigation project under construction, the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona is gearing up for a revival of an agricultural heritage that sustained them for centuries before white settlers arrived. Public-private partnerships in national parks are saving taxpayers money while supporting critical services, maintenance and repairs. With individual fishing quotas for red snapper, charter boat captains on the Gulf Coast adopt new sustainable practices that provide them with more income and safety.

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.