Tag Archives: NATURE

A Squirrel’s Guide to Success on PBS Is No Tall Tail

“You can’t be friends with a squirrel. A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit.”– Sarah Jessica Parker. My feelings exactly…that is until I screened A Squirrel’s Guide to Success and came away with restored appreciation for the … Continue reading

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Sex, Lies and Butterflies Soars on PBS Nature

When was the last time you came face to face with an actual butterfly?  And I don’t mean a computer generated knock-off! (If  you’re currently watching the quirky Alan Ball series, Here and Now, on HBO, you’ve seen more than … Continue reading

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Endangered Wildlife Makes a Comeback in Viva Puerto Rico

“It’s not a job…you do it with passion because it’s important to do.” That mantra drives Jafet Vélez-Valentín, Carlos Diez and Dr. Antonio (“Tony”) Mignucci, three conservationists who dedicate their lives to ensuring the survival of endangered wildlife in Puerto Rico. Their work … Continue reading

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Yosemite and Climate Change Converge on PBS Nature

“Yosemite is natural beauty on a grand scale.” That statement is hard to dispute if you’ve ever visited the National Parks (Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite) in the Sierra Nevada mountains stretching some 400 miles through eastern California into Nevada.  In Yosemite, a … Continue reading

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Nature Spotlights The Story of Cats on PBS

If you’ve ever shared your home or heart with a cat, you probably agree that cats are inscrutable.  But, let’s face it, you love them anyway… and you never ever give up hope that they’ll love you back. Whether you … Continue reading

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Super Hummingbirds Launch Season 35 of Nature on PBS

The cover story of Sunday’s Parade magazine (10/09/16) caught my eye. It didn’t lure me in with revelations about the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie break-up or stomach-turning tweets by Donald Trump. Far from it. Simply entitled Awe, the article goes on to encourage “the … Continue reading

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Jungle Animal Hospital Saves Lives and Nabs Criminals

“There is hope at the end, and we are part of the hope,” says dedicated veterinarian Alejandro Morales at the conclusion of Jungle Animal Hospital. Filmed over the course of one year, the PBS NATURE series season finale highlights the noble work of Dr. Morales, … Continue reading

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