Segment 603

Bobwhites on the brink: Kentucky grasslands

State(s) featured in this episode: Kentucky

With native grasses replaced by exotics for cattle pastures, quail and other wildlife have lost vital habitat that conservationists are trying to restore.

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Segment 603

A rugged mountain range in southern Arizona provides a home for a major military base and communities that value the lifestyle and magical beauty of the landscape. Bobwhite quail suffer serious decline in Kentucky, where native grasses have been replaced by exotics for cattle pastures and conservationists try to reverse the damage. Private landowners in Arkansas manage their forests to supply a growing market for sustainable wood products. Once reviled and exterminated, wolves in Yellowstone National Park are now widely recognized as essential to a balanced ecosystem.

State(s) featured in this episode: Arizona / Arkansas / Kentucky / Wyoming