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Episode Schedule

March 06/07, 2021 (ITO 1704) America’s Hunter Legacy
America’s Hunter Legacy explores the history of hunting in North America and the evolution of “wildlife conservation”… including how it’s funded through regulated hunting and fishing. Our ITO adventure team joins wildlife biologists in the field as they investigate the science of wildlife management of two prominent species; the white-tailed deer, and the American black bear.

March 13/14, 2021 (ITO 1801) Becoming Stewards: Waste Resource Management
This episode explores waste resource management and how youth can become stewards of sustainability.  It looks at all that goes into a landfill, how recycling happens, what to do about new emerging hazardous waste products and the future of the industry through the eyes of young leaders.

March 20/21, 2021 (ITO 1501) Cost of Clean Water
To discover sources and solutions to pollution in watersheds across Wisconsin, our ITO team of “Eco-investigators” wade into the science of water quality. From climbing rooftops in Milwaukee to kayaking down remote rivers, the show explores the challenges and technology experts use in protecting our precious water resources.

March 27/28, 2021 ((ITO 1703) Getting Families Fishing
What happens when two kids messing with their cell phones in class get assigned a summer school mission… to go fishin’? They discover a combination of outdoor lessons about friends, family, boating safety, fish biology, and exploring our National Forests. Join the fun and surprises of what happens when they test newfound angling skills on seven different species of fish, plus navigating wilderness lakes in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest of northern Wisconsin. And get ready to yell, FISH ON!

April 03/04, 2021 (ITO 1904) Careers in Conservation
In this episode we reveal how recruiting our next generation of outdoor enthusiasts and conservation careers will help manage and preserve America’s natural resources for everyone to enjoy for generations to come.

April 10/11, 2021 (ITO 1903) Shooting Sports Challenge
Two ITO teens are challenged to discover and test their shooting skills using a variety of bows and arrows, then shotguns on sporting clays in the cactus outback of Arizona. They’ll get professional instruction on bow and firearm safety plus shooting techniques before their skills are tested in their shooting competition… may the top gun (or bow) win!

April 17/18, 2021 (ITO 1902) Game Bird Quest
Hungry for healthy food, two kids turn their kitchen raid into a quest for wild game! Join our adventurers as they test their skills in hunter safety, go pheasant hunting, and experience the rewards to feeding their families wild, renewable resources.

April 24/25, 2021 (ITO 1907) Florida Fishin’ Fun-Fest [Everglades National Park]
Two ITO teens explore a day in the life of a fishing guide in Everglades National Park fishing the saltwater labyrinth in the mangroves. They discover the secrets to the art of fishing for red-fish, snook and sea trout  while learning  the challenges of becoming the Everglade’s newest “junior fishing guides”, plus offering pathways for others to enjoy Florida fishing fun.

May 01/02, 2021 (ITO 1909) Crazy for Crappies
What happens when a kid is challenged by his teacher to become a more sustainable steward for Planet Earth … by going fishing? Join our young adventurer as he dives into fish conservation and discovers the great eating, family fun, and environmental rewards to fishing.

May 08/09, 2021 (ITO 1908) High Schooling for Bass
Discover the pathways to forming or joining your school’s bass fishing club by fishing with two ITO teens as they team up with a high school state fishing champ to learn the easy steps to forming a fishing club.
They even learn tricks to fishing in high school tournaments where they can win scholarships to colleges and continue to blend academics with fishing adventures.

May 15/16, 2021 (ITO 1906) Wild About Walleye
Our ITO youth leaders are tasked with preparing a special fish dinner for their grandparent by catching one of the most prized fish, the walleye! They must dive into fish biology, master fishing techniques, and crack myths in order to discover avenues for others to sustainably harvest this elusive fish all year round.

May 22/23, 2021 (ITO 2015) Into Marine Sanctuaries
In this Into the Outdoors episode, we hear four stories about the work that goes into preserving and protecting National Marine Sanctuaries, which are underwater parks that protect America’s natural and cultural marine resources.

May 29/30, 2021 (ITO 1701) Sensible Sustainable Solutions 
More than ever, people are searching for ways to become more sustainable in their homes, communities and as citizens of Planet Earth. In Sensible Sustainable Solutions, our ITO “green team” travel around the countryside exploring sustainable options and solutions to healthier lives, lands and waters.







Broadcast Partners

Broadcasting quality E/I youth television programming that fulfills FCC station requirements, while educating and entertaining audiences is vital to stations. That's why a growing wave of network affiliates is airing the Emmy-winning content of Into the Outdoors. Be sure to check our coverage map often as we're constantly expanding our network and living up to our awards as the Top Youth Program in the Midwest.

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