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My Garden of a Thousand Bees

53m 13s

A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

Episodes

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    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    S40 E1 - 53m 13s

    A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

Extras + Features

  • Preview of Born in the Rockies: Growing Up: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Born in the Rockies: Growing Up

    S40 E5 - 30s

    Young animals face new challenges as winter envelopes the Rocky Mountains, and spring means the end of childhood. A grizzly mom prepares her cubs for hibernation, a mountain lion raises her kittens and a bison calf must learn to survive the snow.

  • Preview of Born in the Rockies: First Steps: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview of Born in the Rockies: First Steps

    S40 E4 - 30s

    From early spring to late summer, follow new animal mothers through the trials of raising a family in the Rocky Mountains. Cranes migrate north to give birth, a bison mother protects her lambs from threats and young mountain goats learn to climb.

  • Preview of The Elephant and the Termite: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Elephant and the Termite - About

    S40 E3 - 30s

    Witness the creation of the waterhole, one of Africa’s greatest wildlife meeting places manufactured by giant elephants and tiny termites. From baboons to dung beetles to chameleons, an entire community of creatures call the waterhole their home.

  • Preview of Season of the Osprey: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Season of the Osprey - About

    S40 E2 - 30s

    A veteran pair of ospreys return home to a Connecticut saltmarsh. Over one summer they must battle their enemies, withstand the elements, and hunt hundreds of fish, all to raise the next generation of these consummate sea hawks.

  • Careful Osprey Parents Feed Chicks for the First Time: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Careful Osprey Parents Feed Chicks for the First Time

    S40 E2 - 3m 6s

    Within moments after the first chick hatches from her egg, a ritual begins that will play out every day for the next two months. Dad brings in a fresh fish, while mom tears tender pieces of it and delicately feeds the chicks.

  • Osprey Pair Guards Nest From Intruders: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Osprey Pair Guards Nest From Intruders

    S40 E2 - 1m 47s

    The ospreys are having a housing crisis. They want to nest up high, but there are not enough spots for the birds that have come to breed. The only way for the young, less-experienced birds to get a good nest site is to steal one.

  • Preview of My Garden of a Thousand Bees: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    My Garden of a Thousand Bees - About

    S40 E1 - 30s

    A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.

  • Busy Bee Builds an Intricate Fortress: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Busy Bee Builds an Intricate Fortress

    S40 E1 - 2m 49s

    This construction of grass stems takes bee architecture to new heights. The Red-Tailed Mason bee, nicknamed the Tent-Making bee, has solved the problem of other bees breaking into her nursery and it starts with a shell.

  • Monster Bee Defends his Territory and his Mate: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Monster Bee Defends his Territory and his Mate

    S40 E1 - 2m 53s

    There is a new bee out in the garden, and he is a "monster." This male Wool Carder bee will mate with any female and chase away any male that comes into his territory.

  • Bee Mating Ritual Caught on Camera: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bee Mating Ritual Caught on Camera

    S40 E1 - 2m 7s

    In the "bee highway," male bees search for female bees to mate with. When this male bee spots a female, he becomes transfixed and does a bit of a dance.

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Schedule

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    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    Thursday
    Oct 21

    1 Hour

    A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    Thursday
    Oct 21

    1 Hour

    A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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    Nature

    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    Sunday
    Oct 24

    1 Hour

    A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    Sunday
    Oct 24

    1 Hour

    A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    Sunday
    Oct 24

    1 Hour

    A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    Monday
    Oct 25

    1 Hour

    A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    My Garden of a Thousand Bees

    Monday
    Oct 25

    1 Hour

    A wildlife cameraman films many diverse species of bees in his urban garden during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Wednesday
    Oct 27

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Wednesday
    Oct 27

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Thursday
    Oct 28

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Thursday
    Oct 28

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
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    Nature: TVSS: Banner-L1

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Sunday
    Oct 31

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Banner-L1

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Sunday
    Oct 31

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Banner-L1

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Sunday
    Oct 31

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Banner-L1

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Monday
    Nov 1

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Banner-L1

    Nature

    Season of the Osprey

    Monday
    Nov 1

    1 Hour

    Cameraman Jacob Steinberg captures the struggles, failures and triumphs of an osprey family over the course of five years.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    The Elephant and the Termite

    Wednesday
    Nov 3

    1 Hour

    From elephants to termites, an entire community of creatures in Africa call the waterhole their home.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    The Elephant and the Termite

    Wednesday
    Nov 3

    1 Hour

    From elephants to termites, an entire community of creatures in Africa call the waterhole their home.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    The Elephant and the Termite

    Thursday
    Nov 4

    1 Hour

    From elephants to termites, an entire community of creatures in Africa call the waterhole their home.
  • Image
    Nature: TVSS: Iconic

    Nature

    The Elephant and the Termite

    Thursday
    Nov 4

    1 Hour

    From elephants to termites, an entire community of creatures in Africa call the waterhole their home.

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