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Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild

Nature photographer Michael Forsberg examines the remaining "wildness" in the Great Plains of North America. Featuring stunning imagery, the program is based on Forsberg's book of the same name. Less than 200 years ago, the Great Plains was one of the greatest grassland ecosystems on Earth, stretching nearly a million square miles down the heart of the continent. The prairie was a place of constant motion, shaped by an unforgiving cycle of the seasons. Huge numbers of bison, elk, pronghorn, deer, prairie dogs, prairie wolves and even grizzlies were common. There were massive migrations of birds and fish. But as . . .

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Friday, Oct 25, 2013 - 7:00 PM    "We Live with the Land" The conclusion visits places grappling with major issues such as water scarcity, climate change, food production, energy development and pipelines. The team visits Chico Basin Ranch in Colorado, Cheyenne River Ranch in South Dakota, The Nature Conservancy's Platte River Prairies in Nebraska, and Broken Kettle Preserve in Iowa. Part 2 of 2 G
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Friday, Oct 25, 2013 - 7:00 PM "We Live with the Land" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 3, 2014 - 9:00 PM "We Live with the Land" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 - 12:00 AM "A Long Hard Struggle" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 - 1:00 AM "We Live with the Land" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 2, 2015 - 2:00 AM "A Long Hard Struggle" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 9, 2015 - 2:00 AM "We Live with the Land" (PLUS)
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