Special Nature Programs this Month

Special Nature Programs this Month

In honor of Earth Day and National Parks Week, we’re bringing you a special collection of parks- and nature-centric programs on Sundays in April. We have some great Membership Drive gifts for these shows, so don’t miss out!

Ken Burns: The National Parks

Sunday, April 14, at 1pm on ThinkTV16
Sunday, April 14, at 3:30pm on CET

Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Travel through the history of the National Parks in this six-episode documentary series, spanning from 1851 to 1980. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan also vividly reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series. Stream it now with Passport: https://video.thinktv.org/show/national-parks/.

Yellowstone Symphony

Sunday, April 14, at 3pm on ThinkTV16

Travel on a spectacular visual journey through the wonders of America’s first national park. Set to classical music from some of the world’s best composers, the park’s magnificent scenery and wildlife are showcased as they change through the seasons. Watch it now with Passport: https://video.thinktv.org/show/yellowstone-symphony/.

Nature: The Hummingbird Effect

Sunday, April 14, at 4pm on ThinkTV16
Sunday, April 28, at 2pm on CET

Discover how tiny hummingbirds influence their many flowering kingdoms and their ripple effects on macaws, quetzals, monkeys, tapirs and more. Set in the exotic landscapes of Costa Rica. Watch it now with Passport: https://video.thinktv.org/video/the-hummingbird-effect-cagwa4/.

Nature: Pandas – Born to Be Wild

Sunday, April 21, at 1pm on CET and ThinkTV16

Unlock the mysteries of wild pandas whose counterparts in captivity are known for their gentle image. Journey through the steep Qinling Mountains with filmmakers, scientists and rangers to witness pandas’ startling courtship and aggressive behaviors. Watch it now with Passport: https://video.thinktv.org/video/pandas-born-to-be-wild-h7w0ud/.

Ken Burns: The American Buffalo

Part 1
Sunday, April 21, at 2:30pm on ThinkTV16
Sunday, April 21, at 3:30pm on CET

Part 2
Sunday, April 28, at 1pm on ThinkTV16
Sunday, April 28, at 3:30pm on CET

Follow the dramatic story of America’s national mammal, which sustained the lives of Native people for untold generations, was driven to the brink of extinction. Ken Burns recounts the tragic collision of two opposing views of the natural world – and the unforgettable characters who pointed the nation in a different direction in this two-part series. Stream it now with Passport: https://video.thinktv.org/show/the-american-buffalo/.

Nature: My Garden of a Thousand Bees

Sunday, April 28, at 1pm on CET and ThinkTV16

Uncover a story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife filmmaker spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family. Watch it now: https://video.thinktv.org/video/my-garden-of-a-thousand-bees-trjhzt/.