This American Land

Sharing The Gulf, Antiquities Act, Mississippi Wet

Season 8, Episode 7 of 7

In Louisiana, a diverse coalition of fishermen, chefs, restaurateurs, environmentalists and retailers have come together to add their voices to the polarized fight for shares in the natural resources of the Gulf Of Mexico. In Utah, the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument has become an iconic symbol of the Antiquities Act that dates back to President Theodore Roosevelt who started a tradition of using it to protect vast American landscapes. In the Lower Mississippi Valley, a federal program funds the creation of wetland reserve easements to convert flooded farmlands back to the original wetland habitats that were unwisely cleared decade ago.

Previously Aired

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Time
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3/22/2020
8:30 a.m.
3/22/2020
2:30 p.m.
9/27/2020
7:30 a.m.
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