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Suwannee: Wild River

Season 2 Episode 1 | 53m 08s

The Suwannee is one of the last wild rivers in America, and its watershed creates woods and wetlands, marshes, and cave systems. From its headwaters in the Okefenokee Swamp, Baratunde journeys downstream, meeting colorful denizens of the Suwannee. From jet skiers to herpetologists, manatees to snapping turtles, he learns how this unique environment inspires a whole range of passions.

Aired: 09/05/23 | Expires: 12/05/23
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Baratunde goes rafting down the Rio Grande with Louie Hena.
Explore one small town’s mission to save the night sky and help migrating birds.
Baratunde learns about the history of Elaine, Arkansas on the Delta Heritage Trail.
Baratunde goes night herping with biologist Mario Aldecoa along the Suwannee River.
AMERICA OUTDOORS with BARATUNDE THURSTON returns to explore our passion for the outdoors.
Baratunde meets a falconer who believes that humans and animals can coexist together.
Baratunde meets a rock climber who is working to diversify the sport.
Baratunde meets a plant parent who is bringing awareness to the issue of plant poaching.
Baratunde meets a Florida fossil hunter and learns how this hobby contributes to science.
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Discover Oregon’s wild landscapes and how they shape its outdoor culture.
Baratunde explores how New Mexico’s deep history shapes people’s outdoor lives.
Arkansas is on a mission to earn recognition as a wild mecca.
Baratunde travels to northern Minnesota to find out what the wild means to Americans today
On the North Carolina coast, Baratunde discovers how history shapes the outdoors.
In Appalachia, Baratunde meets the people changing how we see and interact with nature.
Baratunde explores his adopted hometown of LA to connect with the outdoors in a big city.
Life on the frontier is evolving and Baratunde is in search of Idaho’s outdoor culture.
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