Segment 107

Florida Panthers, Smoky Mountains, Rock Creek Wilderness

State(s) featured in this episode: Arizona/ Florida

A paradise for birdlife, Arizona’s San Pedro River faces threats from development. Conservationists race against time to save Florida panthers from extinction. Locals debate whether the Rock Creek area of the Bighorn Mountains deserves federal protection as wilderness. It’s about the size of a garbage can, but a new ocean-going device helps scientists do critical water analysis. Innovative ideas for growing winter vegetables in the frigid Rockies.

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Florida Panthers
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