VideoDall Sheep are found roaming the mountains located within the interior region of Alaska. This species of sheep is native to Alaska, and are also found in some parts of Canada. Bighorn Sheep are also...
Earth Month and Earth Day (April 22)
Earth Month was established in April 1970 and is non-political. It is a month intended to develop momentum for a full year's worth of work on improving the environment. In this collection, you can learn about ways you can be involved in helping our planet!
Earth Day also 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 Environmental Day (June 5)
World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. It's celebrated annually on June 5.
World Car Free Day (Sept. 22)
This day encourages motorists to take a day off from driving your vehicle and find other ways to go places that will not hurt the environment.
VideoIn the Francis Marion National Forest, Patrick McMillan shows a rather uncommon species of snake found in this area: the Northern Pine Snake. The dark patterns found on the top of the snake blend in...
VideoHere at Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona, Patrick McMillan and Linda Kennedy talk about Giant Sacaton Grass, which makes a great habitat for sparrows, and diamond-back rattlesnakes.
VideoHere in Francis Marion National Forest, in South Carolina, Patrick McMillan shows us the Oak Toad, one of the smallest in the toad species. Its unique skin colorations are perfect for camouflaging...
VideoMeet 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...
The students will be able to illustrate and describe the life cycle of a butterfly from stage 1 to stage 4.
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...
Students will learn about the first celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd, 1970, and why scientists, politicians, farmers, gardeners,teachers, and other concerned citizens came together to CALL...
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.
VideoUnderneath the pine trees, another community of plants resides in the area: Yellow-ray flowers, Purple Vein milkweed, and Catbells.