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3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset Coconuts"  Paint the tropical evening sun behind a silhouette of palm trees.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   A viewers' favorite compilation show from past episodes on how to play signature intros and identifiable parts to memorable tunes. These include Bradley Sowash's "The Twilight Zone," five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit's "Linus And Lucy" and Karl Propst's "The Addams Family Theme." Other featured guests include David Tolley, Andy LaVerne, Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Bobby Floyd. D

4:00 pm 
Shooting in the Wild   Based on the book Shooting in the Wild by wildlife filmmaker and American University professor Chris Palmer, the film takes a behind-the-scenes peek into the world of natural history filmmaking. It reveals secrets for getting the perfect shot while discussing the pervasive and troubling trends toward sensationalism, extreme risk-taking and even animal abuse. Emerging explorer and filmmaker Alexandra Cousteau is host.G

4:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Scourge of the Lionfish"  Lionfish are beautiful, colorful reef fish found throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans - that's the good news. The bad news is they're now found all over the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic coasts of North and South America as well. Alien to those waters, lionfish are the perfect invasive species - aggressive, without predators, prolific breeders and tolerant of a wide range of conditions. D

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
National Parks: America's Best Idea  "The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)"  In 1851, word spreads of a beautiful area of California's Yosemite Valley that is attracting people who would exploit its scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to preserve it. Scottish-born John Muir champions protection. In 1864, Congress passes an act to reserve it for "public use, resort and recreation" and hands control to the state of California. Meanwhile in Wyoming territory, visitors are attracted to a landscape of geysers, mud pots and sulfur pits. Congress protects this land in 1872. But because it is in a territory, Yellowstone becomes America's first national park. Part 1 of 6G

8:00 pm 
National Parks: America's Best Idea  "The Last Refuge (1890-1915)"  With widespread industrialization many Americans worry whether any pristine land will be left; poachers are rampant in the parks; and Congress neglects establishing authority or appropriations for the parks. This sparks a conservation movement by such organizations as the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society, and the Boone and Crockett Club, led by Theodore Roosevelt. The movement and John Muir himself fail to stop San Francisco from building the Hetch Hetchy dam at Yosemite, breaking Muir's heart. Part 2 of 6G

10:30 pm 
National Parks: America's Best Idea  "The Scripture of Nature (1851-1890)"  In 1851, word spreads of a beautiful area of California's Yosemite Valley that is attracting people who would exploit its scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to preserve it. Scottish-born John Muir champions protection. In 1864, Congress passes an act to reserve it for "public use, resort and recreation" and hands control to the state of California. Meanwhile in Wyoming territory, visitors are attracted to a landscape of geysers, mud pots and sulfur pits. Congress protects this land in 1872. But because it is in a territory, Yellowstone becomes America's first national park. Part 1 of 6G

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