EXTENDED VIEWING SCHEDULE - through March 3rd 2010.
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature’s most spectacular locales – from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, Everglades to the Gates of the Arctic – THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA tells the story of the national parks as:
THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA is a six-episode series directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan. Airing nationally beginning Sunday, September 27th. For more information, please visit: www.pbs.org/nationalparks
Come to the Saddlehorn Visitor Center, four miles into the park from the West Entrance Station and view THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA Highlights. This FREE presentation
Rocky Mountain PBS and Colorado National Monument have partnered to present:
Sunday, September 27 come to the Avalon Theatre, 645 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO
On people: "They remain a refuge for human beings, seeking to replenish their spirit, geographers of memories and hope where countless American families have forged an intimate connection with their land and then passed it along to their children."
Available at Rocky Mountain PBS at 8:00 p.m. KRMA-6 Denver. KRMJ-18 Grand Junction.
Extended Scheduling Plan
*Check Local Listings*
On trees: ". . . trees still growing that were already saplings before the time of Christ, before Rome conquered the known world, before the Greeks worshiped in the Parthenon, before the Egyptians built the pyramids. Trees that are the oldest living things on Earth, and the tallest, and the largest."
Monday, September 7, Colorado Springs:
Saturday, September 26, Boulder:
Sunday, September 27, Grand Junction:
For more details click HERE
On rocks: "Where scientists say a river has patiently carved its way to expose rocks
Did You Know?
The common raven displays abilities to play and problem solve rare among animals. This member of the crow family is also very vocal, using a variety of sounds for communication. Perhaps because of these qualities, ravens have achieved a certain stature in both European and American Indian folklore.