|Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 9:00 AM
"The Rice Kingdom"
Mankind has a tendency to impact the environment in a major way, and, believe it or not, some of that impact can be positive. The rice plantations that populated the Lowcountry of South Carolina in the colonial and antebellum periods spawned highly productive freshwater habitats that still thrive today. Watch as Patrick and guest Richard Porcher shed light upon the underappreciated beauty of these rice fields, as well as the ecological significance that they hold. G