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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 01:43 PM PDT

Arctic Wildlife Refuge

Arctic Wildlife Refuge

Journey above the Arctic Circle in Alaska to explore North America’s largest and most pristine sanctuary of nature and meet native people who depend on the health of the land and its water for survival as their...

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015 at 01:29 PM PDT

Comeback at Pt. Reyes

Comeback at Pt. Reyes

Doug visits Pt. Reyes to get a close-up look at Tule Elk who now make the National Seashore their home and visits the Giacomini Wetland to see nature reclaiming a family ranch.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 01:44 PM PDT

Arctic Village

Arctic Village

Fly into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the shore of the Arctic Ocean where caribou by the hundreds of thousands bear their young and continue their ancient cycles of life; and travel to remote villages...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 01:16 PM PDT

Alaska Road Trip

Alaska Road Trip

Enjoy one of America’s most beautiful short road trips past moose and glaciers near Alaska’s largest city.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 01:38 PM PDT

Alaska Is Close to My Heart

Alaska Is Close to My Heart

I came to Alaska to work for a couple of years then planned to move on. Now, 40 years later, I never have completely moved on and never want to.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 11:57 AM PDT

Protecting Big Sur

Protecting Big Sur

See the majesty of Big Sur from the air and on the ground and explore some of its newest and publicly accessible protected landscapes.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:07 PM PDT

Marin's Landscape Legacy

Marin's Landscape Legacy

Celebrate the parks and agricultural treasures of Marin County.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:13 PM PDT

Carr Ranch

Carr Ranch

Visit an old ranch with a new and important public role to play in the East Bay.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 12:19 PM PDT

Carmel River

Carmel River

The Carmel River, once one of America’s most endangered rivers, is now beginning to thrive.

Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 at 03:44 PM PDT

La Honda Open Space Preserve

La Honda Open Space Preserve

Discover a brand new open space preserve near La Honda in the Santa Cruz mountains just a few miles west of Silicon Valley… and a century back in time.

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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.

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