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

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

Apr 20, 2018

Bear Creek Redwoods

Bear Creek Redwoods

We’ll get a sneak preview of a new preserve opening to the public in the spring of 2019... nearly 1500 acres of diverse natural beauty and surprising chapters of California’s history, Bear Creek Redwoods in the...

May 25, 2017

Redwood Creek Restoration

Redwood Creek Restoration

Witness the re-birth of a famous ribbon of water which flows into the Pacific at Muir Beach in Marin County.

May 14, 2016

Santa Cruz Mountain Redwoods

Santa Cruz Mountain Redwoods

There's more to redwood forests that magnificent trees. See how redwoods are teaching scientists how to harvest water from fog.

Apr 2, 2016

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.

Jan 20, 2017

Stephen Joseph's Photography

Stephen Joseph's Photography

Meet Stephen Joseph and marvel at his photographs Stephen and see some of his latest photographs of Mt. Diablo, the Vasco Caves hidden in East Bay Hills and the ancient trees of Muir Woods.

Jul 11, 2015

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...

May 23, 2015

Trails in the Redwoods

Trails in the Redwoods

Young volunteers are making old growth forests in Humboldt Redwoods State Park accessible to all, transforming trails and young lives.

May 11, 2015

Dr. Sapna Reddy's Mystical Images

Dr. Sapna Reddy's Mystical Images

A radiologist who analyzes images to help cure and a photographer who creates images to inspire.

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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.