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Rediscovering Catesby’s Carolina (Part 1)

Season 4 Episode 409 | 26m 48s

Mark Catesby journeyed to the Carolinas in 1722. The descriptions included in his book, the Natural History of Carolina, Georgia and the Bahama Islands seems outlandish considering the natural communities surrounding us today. Imagine a Carolina where Bison, Elk and Wolves roam vast grasslands, where fire, set by humans shape the land.

Aired: 01/06/19
Extras
Join Patrick as he explores our mountain bogs.
Imagine a Carolina where Bison, Elk and Wolves roam vast grassland.
Join Patrick as he explores the deserts of California.
Join Patrick as he explores how your landscape can be transformed into a crucible of life
Jocassee is a place that is both well-known and still somewhat unexplored.
Can you imagine an early morning walk without the sounds of nature?
Can you imagine an early morning walk without the sounds of nature?
Join Patrick as he explores the secret lives of butterflies.
Join Patrick as he explores the unique life that has developed in this ancient valley.
Patrick McMillan explains how the winter snowpack provides insulation for wildflowers.
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Imagine a Carolina where Bison, Elk and Wolves roam vast grassland.
Join Patrick as he explores how your landscape can be transformed into a crucible of life
Jocassee is a place that is both well-known and still somewhat unexplored.
Can you imagine an early morning walk without the sounds of nature?
Can you imagine an early morning walk without the sounds of nature?
Join Patrick as he explores our mountain bogs.
Join Patrick as he explores the unique life that has developed in this ancient valley.
Join Patrick as he explores the secret lives of butterflies.
Join Patrick as he explores the deserts of California.
Join Patrick as he explores the strange and exotic life of the Chihuahuan Desert.