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PBS Utah Recognizes Earth Day Throughout the Month of April

Earth Day is celebrated around the world each year on April 22. It’s a day when we’re encouraged to learn more about the environment and caring for our planet. Celebrate with these resources from PBS Utah, PBS, and PBS KIDS! 

What planet-friendly activities have you checked off your list this month?

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From PBS & PBS Utah

NOVAGreat American Eclipse

Explore the spectacular cosmic phenomenon of a total solar eclipse.

Independent LensOne With the Whale

For Native Alaskans living on a tiny Bering Sea island, if you don’t hunt, you die.

Independent LensA Thousand Pines

A crew of 12 Mexican tree planters travel the United States regrowing America’s forests.

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Call of the Canyon: Zion National Park

For more than 100 years, Zion National Park has captured the hearts of visitors and artists alike with its grandeur, vibrance, and stunning scenery. Explore the history of Zion National Park — from the early explorers and artists whose works inspired the park’s initial establishment, to its current status as a worldwide destination that draws more than 4 million visitors per year.


Modern GardenerHow to Save Water During the Drought

Get tips on how to conserve water in your garden and landscapes during the drought.

This Is UtahSet in Stone

Get outdoors with the Joe’s Valley Festival, Wasatch Mountain Club, and Nine Mile Canyon.

Utah InsightThe Purse Strings of Public Lands

Nearly 2/3 of Utah is public land. Here's how that impacts local budgets in rural Utah.

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National Parks: Beyond the Crowds

There was a time when "vacation" meant American Families packing the kids and sleeping bags into the station wagon, then heading out on lightly traveled roads to set up camp and enjoy the national parks. Today, national parks are more crowded than ever, attracting visitors from around the world. Each year, millions lineup to visit Utah's national parks, and solitude is increasingly rare.

Utah InsightWeather, Wildfires & Climate Change

After a record 2020 wildfire season, what can be done to protect Utah’s wilderness?

Utah InsightDrought Disaster

With extreme drought plaguing most of Utah, what will it take to turn things around?

This Is UtahFamily Traditions

Keeping it in the family with fireflies, a sheep rancher, & a modern-day mountain man.

watch nowFRONTLINE | The Power of Big Oil (Part Two: Doubt)

The fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change.

watch nowFONTLINE | The Power of Big Oil (Part One: Denial)

The fossil fuel industry’s history of casting doubt and delaying action on climate change.


Just how did Earth Day become an official day? Watch the video below to find out!

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"Sing about what you can do every day to help out mother nature!"  
Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal