This article is published in conjunction with PBS’s “The Age of Nature” series which begins airing on Oct. 14.
Join Great Lakes Now‘s “Watch Party: Damming Decisions – A discussion about dam removals and what they mean for the environment” on Facebook on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. EST. The author of this story along with two scientists will be participating in a Q&A where you can ask questions. Click HERE for more information. Catch the full watch party on Great Lakes Now’s YouTube channel HERE.
Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t yet watched “The Age of Nature,” you might want to limit your clicks here.
That way when you’re viewing the stunning aerial footage of the Panama Canal and the Himalayas or getting alongside orcas, wolves and elephants, or hearing from fishermen, scientists and youth activists in the documentary, you’ll get to experience the full impact of seeing it all for the first time.
But if you’re interested in exploring connections between the worldwide projects showcased in this three-part PBS series and similar work in the Great Lakes, click on the icons on the map below and find out more.
Meanwhile, tune in to “The Age of Nature” at 10 p.m. ET on your local PBS station Wednesdays, Oct. 14, 21 and 28. Click HERE for more information.
And if you’re in the mood for some binging, check out Great Lakes Now’s “Age of Nature” playlist on our YouTube channel where you can find Host Ward Detwiler’s conversations with “Age of Nature” producers, watch segments about the Great Lakes, and even view our watch parties if you missed them live on Facebook.