April 8th  (3 segments)     The Wondrous Worlds of Nature
 Segment 1      

NPS Park of the Week

Previous Parks of the Week

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

Frank Barrows: Youth Programs Director

The National Park Service has a "Park of the Week" feature on its website. Check out this interesting feature and learn about a great American National Park.


Segment 2


David M. Johns: President 

The Wildlands Project   (www.wildlandsproject.org)

The challenges of preserving wildlife are taking on whole new strategies. Building alliances is quickly becoming as important as building corridors, and in fact, define a vision of hope for the emergence of balance between the human and wild inhabitants of this planet. David Johns will discuss the state of the art of crafting pathways to population co-existence.

High Resolution Maps of Wildlands Projects


Segment 3    

Kathleen Cordes: Author who has hiked, biked, kayaked . . . you name it, EVERY National Trail!

She has a lot to tell about trails. 

  • books by Kathleen Cordes

  • America's National Historic Trails (University of Oklahoma Press)
  • America's National Scenic Trails (University of Oklahoma Press)
  • America's Millennium Trails:  Pathways for the 21st Century (American Assoc. of Health, Physical Educ., Recreation and Dance AAHPERD)

Currently writing"The Wildflower Trails of Southern California" (Westcliff Publishing)