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This American Land

A unique series of magazine-style episodes hosted by Bruce Burkhardt, a former environmental reporter for CNN, and a fresh new talent, Caroline Raville. Each episode will link 5 or 6 stories, sometimes in a theme, showing how conservationists, fishermen, hunters and outdoor recreationists are sharing responsibilities for protecting America's natural heritage for future generations. The focus will be on will be on wild and beautiful places you've never heard about, and on passionate people protecting vital American landscapes, waters, and wildlife. There's nothing quite like this on national television; THIS AMERICAN LAND will be a distinctive approach to covering serious . . .

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Friday, Nov 29, 2013 - 8:30 AM    "Prairie Chickens and Bog Turtles, Watershed Filtering, Bycatch Survival" Maintaining extensive tracts of open, well-managed prairie is critical to the conservation of greater prairie chickens, a species of grouse found in parts of 10 states. In Kansas, where 97 percent of the land is privately owned, ranchers are the most important stewards of the prairies, and they get assistance from the Natural Resources Conservation Service to clear their land of invasive trees like the eastern red cedar, improving grassland habitat for prairie chickens as well as for cattle. A similar program helps landowners protect wetland habitat for threatened bog turtles in Delaware and other areas on the East Coast. D
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Friday, Nov 29, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Prairie Chickens and Bog Turtles, Watershed Filtering, Bycatch Survival" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 6, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Navajo Conservation, Brokeoff Mountains, Bycatch Survival" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 13, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Backyard Wilderness, Switchgrass Biofuel, Restoring Native Plants" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 20, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Precious Sierra Water, Nevada Wilderness, Rallying to Save a Watershed" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 27, 2013 - 8:30 AM "Critical Colorado, Checkups for Manatees, Appalachian Forests" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 3, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Wolverines, Desert Wilderness, Military Base Makeover" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 10, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Ferrets and Prairie Dogs, Hidden Gems, Follow the Water, Island Fires" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 17, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Fiddler Crabs, Disappearing Chincoteague, California Desert, Hurricane Sleuth" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 24, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Bison Homecoming, Preserving Tribal Languages, Peregrine Protection, Soaring with Paragliders" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 31, 2014 - 8:30 AM "Canyon Mysteries, Ailing Alligators, Lights, Camera, Photosynthesis, Wild Horses" (PLUS)
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