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Spring Bird Watching With Kenn Kaufman

Every spring, millions of small birds pass through our region on a migratory path from Central and South America to summer homes as far away as Alaska.

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Active-Duty Military Can Enjoy National Parks For Free

In honor of Armed Forces Day, active-duty service members can now pick up an annual pass to see the country's national parks free of charge.

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Unconquered Tribes of the Amazon

Journalist and author Scott Wallace chronicles a dangerous expedition to find and protect a tribe known as "The People of the Arrow," among the last survivors of an ancient culture that pre-dates the arrival of Columbus.

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Learning from the Octopus

Marine ecologist Rafe Sagarin tells us what humans can learn from the way octopi, fiddler crabs, marmots and schools of fish react to threats.

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Cheryl Strayed: "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail"

Heartbreak and loss led a young woman to embark on an epic journey. Cheryl Strayed describes how she put her life back together while hiking the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest trail alone.

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Camera Live-Streams Baby Eagles From Richmond

A camera trained on a bald eagle's nest in Richmond live-streamed the hatching of two bald eagle chicks last weekend while the world watched. 

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Think Pink: New Breed Of Cherry Blossom Marks 100th Anniversary

The National Arboretum has created a new, pinker breed of cherry blossom for the 100th anniversary of the trees being planted in Washington.

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Effects of a Mild Winter

A mild winter in much of the country has ushered in an early allergy season and an increase in some insect populations: The wide ranging effects of a warmer winter.

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Fighting Emerald Ash Borer, D.C. Gets Added To Region's Firewood Quarantine

The District of Columbia has been added to the list of domestic areas that are under federal quarantine for the Emerald Ash Borer.

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