Our production team is working behind the scenes to finalize the third season of our conservation news series for PBS, bringing viewers compelling stories on issues that impact our landscapes, waters and wildlife.
We'll feature a school in Oregon, the Albany Options School, that is working on a bioswale project, which uses a specifically-designed landscape of native plants to limit water pollution. You can read more about this project at the Captain Planet Foundation website, and also in the Albany Democrat Herald.
This American Land returned to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument for the third season in a row, this time to film a story on native plant restoration in Kanab, Utah. Kanab High School Natural Resource Management students are growing native plants in a greenhouse and on experimental plots at Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. You can read more about their efforts, featured in the Southern Utah News.
Executive Producer Gary Strieker worked with the USDA National Resource Conservation Service to highlight Texas farmers who are committed to conservation in their agricultural efforts. You can learn more about this story on the USDA-NRCS website.