Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Atlanta Coyote Project
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most heavily visited park in the country. The sheer volume of people generates a lot of trash and food waste that tempt the parks mascot, the black bear. Unfortunately, this can mean dangerous encounters for visitors and trauma or death to the bears. Park biologists show us how they manage bears and humans to keep both safe, including the latest in bear DNA research. Then we learn about the wily ways of coyotes in the suburbs, using hidden cameras from... [see more] the Atlanta Coyote Project.
Thought-provoking series of eco-topics ranging from reconnecting kids to nature, green jobs, and healthy lifestyles limiting the impacts of toxins on our home and bodies. The series aims to empower viewers with practical solutions geared toward saving money, treading lighter on the planet, and improving quality of life. .