OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:28 AM PDT

Santa Cruz Mountain Redwoods

Santa Cruz Mountain Redwoods

There's more to redwood forests that magnificent trees. See how redwoods are teaching scientists how to harvest water from fog.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:29 AM PDT

Bay Area Wilderness Training

Bay Area Wilderness Training

An innovative program that trains teachers and lends equipment to help urban kids go camping and experience nature.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 06:43 PM PDT

Winter/Badger

Winter/Badger

Marvel at Rob Badger’s and Nita Winter’s beautiful photography of California’s wildflowers and wild lands.

Sunday, Mar 6, 2016 at 12:48 PM PST

Russian River Watershed

Russian River Watershed

Journey down Sonoma County’s iconic Russian River watershed from its headwaters high in the hills to its rendezvous with the wild Pacific.

Sunday, Mar 6, 2016 at 12:49 PM PST

Jenner Headlands

Jenner Headlands

Discover ancient and stunning scenery in one of the crown jewels of the California coast.

Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 at 12:04 PM PST

Urban Tilth

Urban Tilth

Young adults and children from Richmond and Oakland are nurturing themselves and nature in their East Bay Regional Parks.

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ABOUT THE SHOW

OpenRoad with Doug McConnell takes viewers on journeys to explore the natural, historical and cultural treasures of the Bay Area and Northern California focusing principally in parks and open spaces protected by the public and made accessible to all people for all time.

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TUNE IN: Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on NBC Bay Area

MEET DOUG MCCONNELL

Doug McConnell has hosted and produced many series, specials and news reports on commercial and public television since moving back to the Bay Area in 1983. Among his series was the legendary, "Bay Area Backroads," the longest-running television series in Bay Area broadcast history.

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OUTDOOR VOICE

Parks, trails and open spaces don't just happen. They need you. Discover ways to take care of the natural places you love.

OUR UNDERWRITERS

OpenRoad is made possible in part by support from these public and non-profit institutions that are committed to caring for our special environmental and historical legacies and inviting us to join them.