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Ask Us!

We’re working on the next season of THIS AMERICAN LAND for public television.  In the meantime, we want to hear from you what you think about our series. Use the comments to ask us anything about the stories we cover. We’ll post a series of blogs from our production team …

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Season 9 of This American Land

We’re working on season 9 of This American Land to be aired across public television stations nationwide. In the meantime, we want to hear what you think about seasons 1-8, which can be watched here on our site. Ask us anything about the stories we’ve covered in the Comment Section.

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Reflecting on Season Eight

Of course I loved all of our great conservation stories from last season, but three themes really stick out in my mind that are very relevant now and into the future. As we enter the prime of hurricane season this fall, I can’t help but think about the Gulf Coast …

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Highlights from Season Seven

As with each of our seasons here at This American Land, our episodes in Season 7 were chock full of great stories on conservation from around the country.  Reflecting back, I have to admit a little bias since I worked with bats for more than two decades. Our story on bat habitat conservation in Pennsylvania (Episode 703) reminded me of a few things …

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A look back at Season Six

As THIS AMERICAN LAND enters it’s seventh season, coming soon to PBS stations nationwide, Series Host Ed Arnett reflects on his second year in season six and looks forward to what’s coming up next – What was your favorite story from season 6? Ed Arnett: The story on the Chenier …

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A look back at Season Five

As our production team prepares for season six of THIS AMERICAN LAND, coming soon to PBS stations nationwide, Series Host Ed Arnett reflects on his first experience in season five and looks forward to what’s coming up – What was your favorite story from season 5? Ed Arnett: I really …

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