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  • Popular Terra - Living on the Edge

    Terra - Living on the Edge

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    Erosion is a major problem afflicting Chesapeake Bay. LIVING ON THE EDGE investigates the problem through a variety of characters and stunning images. In this informative film we meet homeowners living on an eroding cliff's edge, scientists studying

  • Terra - Shifting Sands

    Terra - Shifting Sands

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    The Mojave- a landscape of extreme and fragile beauty- will encounter new challenges with the coming climate change. Desert field researchers tell the story in their words and share their experiences with us. Joshua trees, Bighorn sheep, pupfish, desert s

  • 06:13 Fire Management

    Fire Management

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    Fire is a natural part of Bay Area ecosystems and some plants actually require the heat of fire to germinate. Fire suppression on park lands over the last 50-100 years has reduced the abundance of these plants and has affected plant communities as a whole

  • 04:19 Vegetation Mapping

    Vegetation Mapping

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    The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most biodiverse places in the world, including an amazing array of plant species. Understanding what plant species we have in the parks and where they live is a daunting task, but important to help us manage invasi

  • 05:08 Popular Understanding Death Cap Mushrooms at Point Reyes National Seashore

    Understanding Death Cap Mushrooms at Point Reyes National Seashore

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    Deathcap mushrooms (Amanita phalloides), the most poisonous mushrooms in the world, invaded the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1930s. By the late 1960s, deathcaps were found in Tomales Bay State Park and have since spread throughout the Point Reyes Pe

  • 05:38 An Underground Answer to Greenhouse Gasses

    An Underground Answer to Greenhouse Gasses

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    Ecosystem scientist Whendee Silver has a unique and natural solution to the glut of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere—store carbon dioxide underneath California's grasslands.

  • 09:28 Sudden Oak Death: Battling an Invasive Disease

    Sudden Oak Death: Battling an Invasive Disease

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    This documentary explores the story of Phytophthora ramorum, which causes the disease known as Sudden Oak Death, documenting its history, describing its pathology, and explaining what measures may prevent its spread in the future.

  • Vegetation Wars

    Vegetation Wars

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    Lewis and Clark National Historical Park commemorates the Corps of Discovery's arrival at the Pacific Ocean. In the two hundred years since then, much of the landscape has changed through human settlement. One unintended consequence has been the inva

  • Restoring Native Prairies

    Restoring Native Prairies

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    The windswept landscapes on San Juan Island offer some of the last remnants of native prairies. As Europeans settled into the Pacific Northwest, most prairies were converted into farms and homesteads. At San Juan Island National Historical Park, resource

  • Measuring Glaciers

    Measuring Glaciers

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    National Park Service scientists have been monitoring glaciers at Mount Rainier, North Cascades, and Olympic national parks to document their rates of growth and decline. Not only are glaciers awe-inspiring elemental forces, but they are absolutely critic