More to Explore from America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston
On the Carolina coast, there’s more than sand and surf. Baratunde discovers how our outdoor environments were shaped by a surprising force: history.
Appalachia may seem like a place locked in time, but its people know a thing or two about change, especially when it comes to the outdoors. Baratunde meets the people driving a revolution in how we see and interact with nature, from a record-breaking hiker, to a 21st century forager to former coal miners working with bees and advocates working to make the outdoors accessible to everyone.
Baratunde explores his adopted hometown of Los Angeles to learn how Angelinos connect with the outdoors in their sprawling city. From kayakers saving a polluted river to urban gardens nourishing a community, and Black surfers claiming their place on the waves - even as climate change brings on the sharks - preserving access to outdoor LA is something worth fighting for.
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