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AMERICA OUTDOORS with BARATUNDE THURSTON returns with a brand-new season as the best-selling writer, podcaster and comedian travels the country to uncover our complex relationship with the outdoors. From biologists saving snapping turtles to BIPOC mountain bikers, Baratunde meets a fascinating cast of characters with one thing in common: a passion for being outside.

Discover the science behind this summer’s historic and devasting floods in Vermont.
Discover how bacteria could be the key to stopping mosquito-borne illnesses.
What happens when you remove dams that changed the Klamath River a hundred years ago?
Major support is provided by Anne Ray Foundation, a Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropy and the Richard King Mellon Foundation. Support is also provided by John and Ruth Huss, Susan and Thomas McCarthy, Linda Willette and Jan Willette, and Mildred McLean and Daniel Waugh.
It’s the hottest place on Earth, but Death Valley is remarkably full of life and beauty.
Life on the frontier is evolving and Baratunde is in search of Idaho’s outdoor culture.
Baratunde explores his adopted hometown of LA to connect with the outdoors in a big city.
In Appalachia, Baratunde meets the people changing how we see and interact with nature.
On the North Carolina coast, Baratunde discovers how history shapes the outdoors.
Baratunde travels to northern Minnesota to find out what the wild means to Americans today
Baratunde journeys down one of the last wild rivers in America, the Suwannee.
Forests are in trouble, but could ancient wisdom be the answer to saving our trees?
Baratunde takes an icy plunge in the winter ocean with Ice Mermaids.
Sand may seem unremarkable, but the modern world is built on it and we’re running out.
Baratunde learns about how the brain changes in outdoors spaces.
Baratunde talks to Mick Swagger of Indigenous Roller Derby.
Explore one small town’s mission to save the night sky and help migrating birds.
Baratunde goes rafting down the Rio Grande with Louie Hena.
Baratunde learns about the history of Elaine, Arkansas on the Delta Heritage Trail.
AMERICA OUTDOORS with BARATUNDE THURSTON returns to explore our passion for the outdoors.
Baratunde goes night herping with biologist Mario Aldecoa along the Suwannee River.