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Saving The Bay

Narrated by Robert Redford, this award-winning documentary explores one of America's greatest natural resources - San Francisco Bay. Shot in high definition, SAVING THE BAY consists of four one-hour episodes focusing on the geological, cultural, and developmental history of San Francisco Bay and the larger northern California watershed, from the Sierra Nevada mountains to the Farallon Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The series explores the Bay's evolution, how it was almost lost to development, and plans for the future, including wetland restoration, increased public access, and balancing the often competing needs of a fragile ecosystem that is the centerpiece of . . .

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Episode Description
Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 - 3:00 AM    "Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848)" Robert Redford narrates this four-part miniseries that examines the largest estuary on the Pacific Coast of both North and South America, and the most invaded aquatic ecosystem in North America - California's San Francisco Bay. Photo-realistic animation illustrates the formation of the Bay following the last Ice Age. The episode introduces the first inhabitants of the shores, and continues through European exploration and settlement - Spanish, Russian and American. Part 1 of 4 G
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Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848)" (WORLD)
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Friday, Aug 17, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Aug 19, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Aug 19, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 5:00 PM "Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 6:00 PM "Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present)" (WORLD)
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