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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 09:37 AM PDT

Death Valley-Dunes-Ryan Christensen

Death Valley-Dunes-Ryan Christensen

Explore Death Valley's spectacular dunes with filmmaker Ryan Christensen.

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 04:15 PM PDT

Coyote Valley Wildlife Corridor

Coyote Valley Wildlife Corridor

We’ll explore what some call the last chance valley just south of San Jose.

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 04:16 PM PDT

Economic Value of Parks

Economic Value of Parks

We’ll discover that our vast networks of public parks and open spaces are more than just pretty places.

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 04:17 PM PDT

Outdoor Afro with Rue Mapp

Outdoor Afro with Rue Mapp

Meet an inspiring woman guiding African-Americans of all ages in search of health, healing and community in our parks and open spaces.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:02 AM PDT

Sonoma County Road Trip

Sonoma County Road Trip

Journey through parts of Sonoma County to discover the extraordinary legacy of agricultural preservation and open space expansion the people of the county committed themselves to a quarter of a century ago

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:04 AM PDT

The Great Central Valley Migration

The Great Central Valley Migration

Journey into the Sacramento Valley near the Sutter Buttes and my old home town with friend and famed naturalist, Michael Ellis, to witness hundreds of thousands of migrating waterfowl giving life to winter...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:44 AM PDT

Magic at Camp Arroyo

Magic at Camp Arroyo

Meet the Executive Director of the Taylor Family Foundation who describes the joys and poignant power of a camp for children facing serious medical challenges which the Foundation supports in partnership with...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:46 AM PDT

Bucket List: 200 Bay Area Peaks

Bucket List: 200 Bay Area Peaks

Meet photographer, David Sanger. David is committed to climbing all the peaks in the Bay Area, large and small. So far, he’s reached the summits of several hundred. He’s a long-time professional photographer...

Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 at 03:16 PM PDT

Magical Mt. Tamalpais

Magical Mt. Tamalpais

See Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County's iconic landmark, through the eyes and lens of a volunteer fire lookout and filmmaker who is passionate about preserving the mountain and restoring its historic West Peak.

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 10:17 PM PDT

Markegard Family Grass-Fed Ranch

Markegard Family Grass-Fed Ranch

Just 40 miles from downtown San Francisco, a young peninsula family is proving that sustainable agriculture and preserving open space can work hand-in-hand.

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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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