Environmental Awareness

April & June

Earth Day began in 1970 and is celebrated annually around the world on April 22. Various events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. 

World Environment Day is observed on June 5.

 

Type
Least Grebe | Expeditions Shorts
Least Grebe | Expeditions Shorts

Video

Here in the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, in Alamo, Texas, Patrick McMillan shows us several species of duck in this area: the Least Grebe, and the Pied-Billed Grebe. Black-Necked Stilts, a...
Slave Cabin | Expeditions Shorts
Slave Cabin | Expeditions Shorts

Video

Here at Nemors Plantation, in Beaufort County, South Carolina, Patrick McMillan shows us a nest of Black Vultures residing in an old, dilapidated slave cabin dating back to the 1700’s! One black...
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture

Video

Meet Mary Alice Monroe, whose best-selling novels nearly all share a dominant, lowcountry theme. She has written ten best-selling novels, but it was not until she moved to the Isle of Palms...
ARBOR DAY  - Become friends with a TREE!
ARBOR DAY - Become friends with a TREE!

Lesson

Arbor Day is a celebration of all the gifts that trees provide to humans and ALL CREATURES on the "non-water" regions of the earth. Learn the history of this holiday as it has been celebrated for many...

Making a difference in the world
Making a difference in the world

Lesson

One person can make a difference. A young woman reflects on her community and how cutting down all the trees has effected the lives of her people. What can one person do to help save her community.

Trees for all Seasons - Part 2: Evergreen Trees
Trees for all Seasons - Part 2: Evergreen Trees

Lesson

This lesson will spotlight the many trees, bushes, and shrubs that stay green all year.It will also explain the importance of the habitat these plants provide to birds and forest animals. Also, the...

The Honorable Mary Jeffcoat | Sea Change
The Honorable Mary Jeffcoat | Sea Change

Video

Myrtle Beach City Council member Mary Jeffcoat. This is her full interview from the SCETV documentary "Sea Change." The following questions were addressed in the video: What brought you to become...