OpenRoad With Doug McConnell - NBC Bay Area
OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Sunday, Jul 12, 2015 at 10:18 AM PDT

Environmental Traveling Companions

Environmental Traveling Companions

Discover Environmental Traveling Companion's many programs to give people facing serious medical and financial challenges opportunities to have fun and gain confidence and leadership skills on outdoor adventures...

Sunday, Jul 12, 2015 at 10:17 AM PDT

Galen Leeds Photography

Galen Leeds Photography

Meet photographer Galen Leeds from west Marin County. Galen grew up exploring Tomales Bay and Pt. Reyes National Seashore and loves to photograph the natural beauty of his home turf, especially its wildlife....

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 10:48 AM PDT

San Francisco Bay Restoration

San Francisco Bay Restoration

The Bay Area and Northern California are the epicenters of ecological restoration in the nation.

Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 at 11:16 PM PDT

Big Basin

Big Basin

We’ll explore California’s first state park, Big Basin, in search of ancient treasures large and small, old legacies of care and conservation and new science being conducted to gauge the health of the forest in...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 11:06 AM PDT

Tilden Park-Redwood Creek Restoration

Tilden Park-Redwood Creek Restoration

We explore some special spots where nature’s being restored and given new leases on life.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 11:13 AM PDT

Jobs in Restoration

Jobs in Restoration

Find out about job opportunities in the booming business of ecological restoration.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 11:19 AM PDT

Restoration Essay

Restoration Essay

Doug McConnell's thoughts on ecological restoration in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:19 AM PDT

Sonoma Ag + Open Space Legacy

Sonoma Ag + Open Space Legacy

Discover the immense and inspiring legacy of the Sonoma Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:28 AM PDT

Open Field Farms

Open Field Farms

Spend time on a family farm growing organic food and community connections to the land.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:35 AM PDT

Linda Hopkins Interview

Linda Hopkins Interview

The importance of protecting Sonoma’s magnificent natural environments and preserving many farms and ranches around the county.

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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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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.