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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 02:50 PM PDT

Sonoma Village

Sonoma Village

Savor the delights of Sonoma’s agricultural bounty in a sustainable community garden and burn some calories in a new preserve nearby.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 02:53 PM PDT

National Park Service Centennial

National Park Service Centennial

Celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service in some of Doug’s favorite Northern California parks.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 02:54 PM PDT

The Wildlands Conservancy

The Wildlands Conservancy

Discover the legacy of the Wildlands Conservancy’s largest non-profit nature preserve system in California.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 02:57 PM PDT

Ron Horii's Santa Clara County Parks Photography

Ron Horii's Santa Clara County Parks Photography

Enjoy a photographic journey with Ron Horii to Santa Clara County Parks.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 12:29 PM PDT

Mount Veeder

Mount Veeder

Discover an historic camp hidden in the Mayacamas mountains and drink in sensational views high above Napa Valley.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 01:34 PM PDT

Bootjack Trail Restoration

Bootjack Trail Restoration

Public and private partnerships on Mt. Tamalpais are restoring a legendary trail from Muir woods to the top of Tam while transforming young lives.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 12:33 PM PDT

Nature as Life Support - Midpen's Steve Abbors

Nature as Life Support - Midpen's Steve Abbors

Natural environments we’ve preserved in this region are serving as fundamental and irreplaceable life support systems.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 12:35 PM PDT

John Muir Land Trust

John Muir Land Trust

Explore a recently protected landscape in the east bay where John Muir frequently took his young daughters to play and be inspired by nature.

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 at 11:24 AM PDT

Mountain Lions in San Vicente Redwoods

Mountain Lions in San Vicente Redwoods

Explore the newly protected San Vicente Redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains and search for signs of mountain lions.

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 at 11:34 AM PDT

Black Diamond Mines

Black Diamond Mines

Dive deep into the former "Appalachia of California" to see the restored remains of a nineteenth ­century coal mine and and visit a lonely cemetery with mining history etched on its gravestones.

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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.