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February 24, 2012
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8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Beekeeping - What's All The Buzz About?"  Seattle, WA. - Backyard urban beekeeping is becoming more popular than ever, due in part to people's response to the mysterious die-off of many bee hives, known as colony collapse disorder. With high demand for fresh, local honey, combined with the important role bees play in a healthy garden, more people are setting up backyard hives than ever before. D

8:30 am 
This American Land  "Snowy Cave, Conservation Dogs, Underwater Oklahoma"  The episode opens amid dazzling natural formations below a New Mexico recreation area. Researchers use GPS technology to help endangered bighorn sheep living in rugged terrain. Doggie detectives in Oregon help scientists save rare plants.G

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Chicken Two Ways"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make roast lemon chicken with real lemon flavor. then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of store-bought chicken noodle soup, and Chris reveals tips and techniques about cooking with chicken. Finally, Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to chicken Parmesan in a skillet!. D

9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Fairplex"  Visit a southern California railway historical society, one of the oldest garden railroads in the country; enter the magic world of the Sunset Valley Oregon Railroad; visit a toy and train museum in Vermont's scenic Quechee Gorge Village; and ride through New York's Finger Lakes region. D

10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Redhead Express; Carolina Travelers. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Princess Show"  Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Smart Dinosaur/Petey The Peteinosaurus"  One Smart Dinosaur - Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. The kids get to meet the Conductor's mom, Mrs. Conductor. Petey The Peteinosaurus - Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly, and has some features similar to both Buddy and Tiny!. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D

2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Predators"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists will answer questions about predators. Cartan-Hansen will be joined by Gregg Losinski, Regional Conservation Educator, and Jon Rachael, State Wildlife Manager, both from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.G

2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Michel Legrand's "Watch What Happens" and the signature lick from Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, Andy LaVerne and Bradley Sowash. D

3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Gateway to the Galapagos"  The Desert Speaks begins its journey to the Galapagos Islands with a visit to Ecuador, which is to the islands as the United States is to Hawaii. After visiting a market on the mainland and a village with a monument to the equator, it's off to the islands of Bartolome and Genovese to explore their volcanic origins and get an up-close and personal look at the native wildlife. Some of the featured animals include several species of Boobies, waved Albatross, marine iguanas, Galapagos Hawks and the Magnificent frigate birds. D

3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Boat Builders"  Idaho's boat builders draw on old craft techniques as well as new technology to rebuild wooden boats or design new ones. Whether working on a 1939 speedster or creating new drift boats, they turn out stylish products for Idaho's waters.G

4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

5:00 pm 
Cave People of the Himalaya   Everest climber Pete Athans belays archaeologist Mark Aldenerfer down an 800-foot-cliff to a cave 700 feet down from the top. The two of them are on a mission in the world's highest mountains to find ancient mummies and uncover secrets hidden thousands of years in these cliff-top graves.G

6:00 pm 
Wild!  "In The Company of Moose"  Biologist Vic VanBallenberghe has spent more time living with wild moose than anyone in the world. So much time in fact that he was absent for much of the childhood of his only son. Determined to learn more about the father he hardly knows, Vic's son, documentary filmmaker Jonathan VanBallenberghe, chronicles a season of his father's research at Denali National Park in Alaska and tells the story through his film. While capturing the most extensive, amazing, and up-close HD footage of moose ever caught on film and learning about this majestic animal, Jonathan recognizes the significance of Vic's life work, and a gap is bridged between father and son.G

7:00 pm 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G

7:30 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G

8:00 pm 
Lonesome George and the Battle for the Galapagos   Known as the loneliest animal on the planet, Lonesome George is the last remaining male of the Pinta Island Galapagos giant tortoise. Scientists have tried to match him to a mate but none have been acceptable. His story is told against the backdrop of the bigger conservation issues faced by the islands.G

9:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Annapurna to Everest"  In the western part of the Kingdom of Nepal, Michael joins a representative of the British Gurkha in Nepal on a recruiting drive. The boys in a village are tested as they dream of becoming rupee millionaires; the girls hope to spot a future wealthy husband. From there Michael treks up to Annapurna Base Camp on Everest, before leaving the mountains for the capital of Kathmandu where he is blessed by King Gyuenandra at the palace. Part 3 of 6G

10:00 pm 
Cave People of the Himalaya   Everest climber Pete Athans belays archaeologist Mark Aldenerfer down an 800-foot-cliff to a cave 700 feet down from the top. The two of them are on a mission in the world's highest mountains to find ancient mummies and uncover secrets hidden thousands of years in these cliff-top graves.G

11:00 pm 
Wild!  "In The Company of Moose"  Biologist Vic VanBallenberghe has spent more time living with wild moose than anyone in the world. So much time in fact that he was absent for much of the childhood of his only son. Determined to learn more about the father he hardly knows, Vic's son, documentary filmmaker Jonathan VanBallenberghe, chronicles a season of his father's research at Denali National Park in Alaska and tells the story through his film. While capturing the most extensive, amazing, and up-close HD footage of moose ever caught on film and learning about this majestic animal, Jonathan recognizes the significance of Vic's life work, and a gap is bridged between father and son.G

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