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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:45 AM PDT

A Vision for Mount Diablo

A Vision for Mount Diablo

Explore eastern Contra Costa County, one of the fastest growing regions in the bay area, and encounter significant land use choices facing people there and statewide that will affect the future of parks and open...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:52 AM PDT

One Tam Wildlife

One Tam Wildlife

Be amazed by new wildlife discoveries on and around Marin’s Mt. Tamalpais.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:57 AM PDT

Seth Adams

Seth Adams

Celebrate the success of Seth Adams, a long-time champion of conservation in the East Bay.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 11:49 AM PDT

Yosemite Mariposa Grove

Yosemite Mariposa Grove

Journey to the first nationally protected lands in our country’s history, Yosemite Valley and the nearby Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias, both preserved in perpetuity by Abraham Lincoln more than 150 years...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:15 PM PDT

Yosemite Bears

Yosemite Bears

Follow park rangers in Yosemite Valley monitoring the behaviors of bears and people to make sure the bears stay wild and everyone stays safe.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:24 PM PDT

Yosemite Adventures

Yosemite Adventures

Get a taste of outdoor adventures in Yosemite… accessible to us all.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:46 PM PDT

Yosemite Essay

Yosemite Essay

Doug's thoughts on the value of Yosemite National Park.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 09:28 PM PDT

Death Valley-Valley of Wonder

Death Valley-Valley of Wonder

Explore the wild wonders of the largest National Park in the lower 48 states, Death Valley.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 09:41 PM PDT

Death Valley-Dante's View

Death Valley-Dante's View

Discover one of the newest and grandest scenic overlooks on earth and see some of Death Valley’s vast garden of geological and ecological delights.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 04:20 PM PDT

Santa Clara Valley Urban Open Spaces

Santa Clara Valley Urban Open Spaces

Bbrand new public parks and open spaces right in the heart of the Bay Area’s biggest city.

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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.