March 31, 1997

Rara

Catholicism and Voodoo blend in the vibrant Haitian ceremony called Rara.

March 28, 1997

BALD EAGLES NESTING

It’s the nesting season of our national symbol, the bald eagle.

March 25, 1997

WILD TURKEY MATING

It’s mating season for the wild turkey, a uniquely American bird that’s been brought back from the brink of extinction.

March 24, 1997

HOLI

India becomes a much more colorful place as people are lay aside their differences in celebration of Holi.

March 19, 1997

EUROPEAN BROWN BEARS EMERGE FROM HIBERNATION

Brown bears are emerging from hibernation around Europe, and many of them have to face the dangers of an increasingly hostile world.

March 18, 1997

SAGE GROUSE MATING

The strange sounds of the male sage grouse are matched only by their equally unusual reproductive behavior.

March 13, 1997

PACIFIC TREE FROG CALLS: Mating

As the pacific tree frog’s mating calls show, no two ribbits are exactly alike.

March 12, 1997

PACIFIC TREE FROG CALLS

Thanks to Hollywood, the pacific tree frog call is the most famous ribbit in the world.

March 7, 1997

SANDHILL CRANES MIGRATION

Hundreds of thousands off sandhill cranes are convening at the Platte River in Nebraska, during one of the largest bird migrations in the world.

March 4, 1997

MAPLE SYRUP: History and Nostalgia

From sugar to syrup to spirits, maple has a rich history in the Northeast.

March 3, 1997

MAPLE SYRUP: How It’s Made

As Spring approaches, the sap is flowing in maple trees, and syrup season has begun.