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7:00 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Peru: People of the Altiplano"  Indians outnumber non-Indians in the Peruvian highlands where many of them continue to farm and produce handicrafts much as their ancestors did. Despite using cell phones and the Internet, their native dress, languages and their nearness to the soil help them maintain their identity.G

7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. And you know pizza restaurants from all over America give a unique name to their own specialty pizzas on the menu. D

8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Permaculture (Raleigh, NC & Americus, GA)"  Beyond organic gardening, permaculture incorporates those practices and more, drawing from a number of agricultural disciplines by incorporating organic farm practices, agroforestry, integrated farming and ecology. D

8:30 am 
This American Land  "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

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Favorites with a Chinese Accent"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Chinese-Style Glazed Pork Tenderloin. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for grill pans. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ready rice. D

9:30 am 
Aviators   Cobra: We take you aboard this two-bladed single engine attack helicopter formerly used by the United States Army. Team AeroDynamix: No other air show act in the world puts as many aircraft in the air at one time than Team AeroDynamix. We take you flying with them. D

10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Michael Reno Harrell; Jeff Little Trio. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Spinosaurus & The Sea/A Spiky Tail Tale"  The Old Spinosaurus & the Sea - Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to fish in a new place, where they meet a huge, grumpy old dinosaur, called a Spinosaurus, that doesn't want the kids in his Sea. Eventually the kids befriend him, and they teach each other their own unique way to catch fish. A Spiky Tail Tale - Buddy and Tiny help settle an argument between Morris Stegosaurus and Alvin Allosaurus, two very big dinosaurs - one with a very spiky tail, the other with a mouthful of sharp teeth. D

12:30 pm 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Gorillas in the Nest/Tale of a Dragon"  Gorillas in the Nest - Sally and Nick have made a sleepover tent on the floor. But it's not very comfortable. The Cat's friend Gordon the Gorilla knows how to make a comfortable bed. D

1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "A World Without WordGirl, Part 1/A World Without WordGirl, Part 2"  A WORLD WITHOUT WORDGIRL, PART 1 - When Becky's most amazing birthday party ever gets interrupted one too many times by citizens in need of WordGirl's assistance, she wishes on her birthday candle for a WordGirl-free world. After they're blown out, she realizes her wish has come true. What has she done?! Vocabulary Words: Obligation, Antsy. D

2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Mahi Mahi"  In his depiction of a mahi mahi, Wyland incorporates many elements and principles of art to create a harmonious painting. D

2:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Oregon Organics"  Wheelchair Farmer Fosters Good Earth. Chef Philippe Boulot: The Heathman Restaurant - Portland, OR Tim Gilmer is a paraplegic farmer who has little patience for sympathy, but a great fondness for earth-friendly produce. He grows impeccable ingredients, all without chemicals. D

3:00 pm 
Natural Heroes  "The Next, Best West"  THE NEXT, BEST WEST explores how the conventional American concept of progress steered our exploitation of the Western landscape, but now, a vibrant new understanding of progress presages a better future. With three stories in Colorado, Montana and Washington State, we go out on the range with a family using livestock to heal damaged land, a huge prairie regeneration project, and the Elwha River restoration-- the largest dam removal project to date. D

3:30 pm 
Natural Heroes  "MOVESHAKE: Stories of Gregg Treinish and Alison Gannett"  MoveShake is a film series focusing on individual movers and shakers creating environmental and social change. These films give a look into the lives of people dedicating themselves to their cause and the personal struggles and successes that come with the journey. Meet climate change activist and professional skier, Alison Gannett, and founder of Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, Gregg Treinish. D

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Nature  "My Life As A Turkey"  This prize-winning film re-enacts the unusual story of Joe Hutto, who for nearly two years became the mother of a group of Florida wild turkeys he imprinted as hatchlings at his home adjacent to Florida wildlands. Taken from Hutto's 1995 book, Illuminations in the Flatlands, which was written from his daily notations, the film is set in the same wildlands. Hutto is portrayed by wildlife photographer Jeff Palmer.G

6:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Central New Mexico"  Witness the extraordinary flight patterns of migrating snow geese, discover an ice cave hidden in the high desert and learn about animal rehabilitation. Join us as we tour Bandelier National Monument and catch fish in the Jemez mountains. A unique partnership between the U. S. government and Pueblo de Cochiti has preserved an area patterned with unusual rock formations. D

6:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Pony Express Territory"  Following the route of the Pony Express through central Nevada, we celebrate one of the most significant wetlands systems in the American West at the annual Spring Wings Festival. Join us as we tour the historic Eureka Opera House, take a ride on a working railroad and go gem hunting for garnets. Learn about the history of wild horses in Nevada and get an overview of the amazing Great Basin National Park. D

7:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D

8:00 pm 
Natural Heroes  "The Next, Best West"  THE NEXT, BEST WEST explores how the conventional American concept of progress steered our exploitation of the Western landscape, but now, a vibrant new understanding of progress presages a better future. With three stories in Colorado, Montana and Washington State, we go out on the range with a family using livestock to heal damaged land, a huge prairie regeneration project, and the Elwha River restoration-- the largest dam removal project to date. D

8:30 pm 
Natural Heroes  "MOVESHAKE: Stories of Gregg Treinish and Alison Gannett"  MoveShake is a film series focusing on individual movers and shakers creating environmental and social change. These films give a look into the lives of people dedicating themselves to their cause and the personal struggles and successes that come with the journey. Meet climate change activist and professional skier, Alison Gannett, and founder of Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, Gregg Treinish. D

9:00 pm 
Nature  "My Life As A Turkey"  This prize-winning film re-enacts the unusual story of Joe Hutto, who for nearly two years became the mother of a group of Florida wild turkeys he imprinted as hatchlings at his home adjacent to Florida wildlands. Taken from Hutto's 1995 book, Illuminations in the Flatlands, which was written from his daily notations, the film is set in the same wildlands. Hutto is portrayed by wildlife photographer Jeff Palmer.G

10:00 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Central New Mexico"  Witness the extraordinary flight patterns of migrating snow geese, discover an ice cave hidden in the high desert and learn about animal rehabilitation. Join us as we tour Bandelier National Monument and catch fish in the Jemez mountains. A unique partnership between the U. S. government and Pueblo de Cochiti has preserved an area patterned with unusual rock formations. D

10:30 pm 
Wonders of the West  "Pony Express Territory"  Following the route of the Pony Express through central Nevada, we celebrate one of the most significant wetlands systems in the American West at the annual Spring Wings Festival. Join us as we tour the historic Eureka Opera House, take a ride on a working railroad and go gem hunting for garnets. Learn about the history of wild horses in Nevada and get an overview of the amazing Great Basin National Park. D

11:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D

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