All episodes can be seen on Eastlink Community TV Channels 10 and 610
Episode 1 - Cape Breton
Enjoy stunning visuals of a part of Cape Breton you may have never seen before. Hear about the protected Polletts Cove-Aspy Fault Wilderness Area and learn about the new Seawall Hiking trail. Visit Lowland Cove.
Episode 2 – Bon Portage Island
If you are a bird lover, this episode is for you! Watch as we explore the stunning Bon Portage Island with researchers who specialize in Leach’s Storm Petrels. You’ll never guess where these little birds nest.
Episode 3 - Kejimkujik Seaside Park
In this episode, explore the beautiful Keji Seaside Park. We’ll learn about how national parks help protect various species while being a haven in nature for people. Some spaces are wild for wild sake and others are there for us all to enjoy.
Episode 4 – St. Croix
Beyond the white gypsum cliffs in Hants County, is a world of rare plants and old forests teeming with life. We’ll take you deep into the forest and meet the people who work so hard to keep it, just as it is, for future generations to enjoy.
Episode 5 - 5 Bridge Lakes Wilderness Area (The Bluff Trail)
The Bluff trail is one of the most loved trails in Halifax. The pressures on beautiful wild places close to the city are many. We’ll explore how the trail is part of a protected Wilderness Area that’s almost five time the size of the Halifax Peninsula!
Episode 6 - Lobster Bay/Roseate Terns
Those who spend time near the ocean are likely familiar with the piercing call and swooping flight of terns. Terns are an iconic species along the North Atlantic coast, but the roseate tern is a rare bird indeed. Learn about this rare bird and the very special people who help maintain this, the largest roseate tern colony in Canada.
Episode 7 – Sand Beach
Outside of the town of Liverpool, NS, this much beloved property was nearly sold for residential development. Learn how this special place was saved in the nick of time for residents and wildlife to enjoy forever. Explore why this is also good news for migrating birds.
Episode 8 – Ingram River
So close to the city is this very special place that offers an incredible opportunity for land protection. In fact, the oldest documented trees in the Maritimes still stand tall within this forest. The rare and endangered mainland moose is also known to roam here. Learn how a community group is working to have this public land protected and why it matters so much.
Episode 9 – Southwest Nova UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Residents of Southwest Nova or Kespukwitk, know they live in a very special place on earth but when the area is recognized around the world as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, what does that mean? One special feature is the exceptional dark sky. Explore the dark sky with Tim Doucette from the Deep Sky Eye experience.
Episode 10 – Archibald Lake (St. Mary’s River Watershed)
Known as the “Ribbon of Green”, much of the land surrounding the stunning St. Mary’s River is protected, forever wild. Millions of dollars have been spent restoring this second largest river in the province and the Atlantic Salmon are returning. Just upstream sits Archibald Lake, home to stunning old growth forests and rare species. Learn what’s at stake and why many community members want the area protected.
Episode 11 – Hemlock Forests
Majestic eastern hemlocks are some of the oldest trees in Nova Scotia. Their forests provide many special functions you may have never realized. Explore these beautiful forests and learn about a new very serious threat, the invasive species, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid.
Episode 12 – Rewilding
The crisis of biodiversity loss can leave you asking, “What can I do to help?” In this episode explore the ambitious habitat restoration project at the H.C. Irving Botanical Gardens at Acadia University. Learn about avoiding invasive species in your garden and how you can help to create habit with native species at home.
Episode 13 – Citizen Science
When even NASA runs citizen science projects, it’s a movement that has certainly caught on. In this charming episode, you’ll meet some citizen scientists and learn about their projects. Meet land-based educator, Philip Prendergast and his students as they get out of the classroom and onto the land. Also featuring, Dr. John Kearney and his Listening Together project.