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APRIL 2009

Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures — Sea Ghosts
Wed. 4/8 8-9 pm

Sperm Whales: Back from the Abyss
Wed. 4/8 9-10 pm
Turning the Tide
Wed. 4/12 6:30-7 pm
NATURE: Andes-The Dragon's Back
Sun. 4/12 8-9 pm
Planet Forward
Wed. 4/15 8-9 pm
NATURE: The Loneliset Animals
Sun. 4/19 8-9 pm
Green Builders
Sun. 4/19 10:30-11:30 pm
Curiosity Quest Goes Green: Sanitary Landfill
Tue. 4/21 6-6:30 pm
NOVA: Car of the Future
Tue. 4/21 8-9 pm
Frontline: Poisoned Waters
Tue. 4/21 10-12 pm
Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Killer Whales
Wed. 4/22 9-10 pm
American Southwest: Are We Running Dry?
Sun. 4/26 2-3 pm
A Watershed Mentality
Sun. 4/26 3-3:30 pm
Innovate: Engineering Change
Sun. 4/26 3:30-4 pm
NOW on PBS: On Thin Ice
Sun. 4/26 4-5 pm
The Greening of Eritrea: Seawater Brings Hope to Africa's Coast
Sun. 4/26 5-5:30 pm
Liquid Assests: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure
Sun. 4/26 5:30-7 pm
Green Builders
Sun. 4/26 7-8 pm
NATURE: A Tale of Two Species
Sun. 4/26 8-9 pm
Curiosity Quest Goes Green: Wood Recycling
Tue. 4/28 6-6:30 pm

What is Green?

Green building and living are two of the hottest topics in today’s world and WGVU is proud to highlight several aspects of our Green world in April and May.  Green is more than just the environment and footprint we leave, it is the economy, industry, housing - Green is a part of our everyday lives.  Join WGVU as we explore ways to make our world Greener.

The Curiosity Quest Staff is extremely pleased to announce that Curiosity Quest has just won three 2008 Telly Awards!Airs Locally on WGVU TV [PBS], Starting Tuesday, April 21 at 6PM Curiosity Quest Goes Green is an upbeat, family, educational program that explores what viewers are curious about. In each show, host Joel Greene, ventures on a quest to answer viewer's letters of curiosity.

Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration. In addition, throughout each program, Joel will hit the streets to get real and often comical answers to questions pertaining to each episode. Joel's enthusiastic personality often lands him in hilarious situations in pursuit of the answer.

Curiosity Quest is a nationwide PBS television program that explores what the community is curious about. Curiosity Quest will have your family laughing and learning at the same time. It is a perfect addition to any school library or home collection. Some of our recent quests have included: Sanitary Landfill, E-Waste, Green Waste, The Milk Jugs, Tire Recycling, Food Composte, Demolition, Car Recycling, Plastic Bottles, Aluminum Can Recycling, Wood Recyclinig, Paper Recycling, Glass Recycling and many more exciting subjects.
Getting Green with WGVU RadioThe Morning Show every 4th Monday from 9-11 AM  
Assignment EarthSaturdays at 4 & 4:30 p.m. Award-winning veteran reporter Gary Strieker, former CNN Nairobi bureau chief and global environment correspondent, hosts this new series. Assignment Earth takes viewers to the front lines of major stories affecting the future of life on Earth. Each half-hour focuses on a single subject, investigating a threatened habitat, endangered species, scarce resource, or on an energy or pollution situation that deserves public awareness and debate.
Innovate: Engineering ChangeSunday, April 19 at 6 a.m.
Sunday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m.
This program follows an envelope-pushing team of scientists and engineers committed to developing a new form of renewable energy that harnesses the power of moving water. Combining elements of reality and documentary-style filmmaking, the documentary affords viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges, stresses and successes experienced by team of energy innovators as they install a new water turbines in New York City's East River.
Green BuildersSunday, April 19 at 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 25 at 4 p.m.
Sunday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
A quiet green revolution in the building world is evolving, and a first wave of innovative green design projects large and small are already on the ground. "Green Builders" profiles a cast of green building pioneers who have taken the leap into making their part of the "built environment" a more energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly place. In each story, people talk about why they made the move to build green, what the challenges were, and how their projects have fared.
This Old House: Brooklyn ProjectThursdays at 9:00 p.m. & Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. "When we issued our call for New York City project submissions over the summer, we received an overwhelming response from Brooklyn homeowners," says This Old House host Kevin O'Connor. "In fact, more than a quarter of the hundreds of proposals were from this area. Brownstoners here are very passionate and take great pride in their properties and, despite the economy, they are actively renovating.
Ask This Old HouseThursdays at 9:30 p.m. & Saturdays at 9:00 am During the second half of the hour, Ask This Old House goes into the backyards and backstreets of perplexed homeowners nationwide. Leaky faucet? Stubborn windows? Grass that won't grow? Real homeowners with real challenges seek solutions from the Ask This Old House experts, including host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing & heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook. Ask This Old House is available separately for sponsorship.
WGVU would like to thank the following sponsors for their support in Green Programming:
awri enviro comfort integrated goodwill gvsu
green built h4h varnum mcintyre team restoration
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