In this episode of Into the Outdoors, Adventure Team members Zach, Aubrey, Chloe and Charlie explore the changing energy industry and how some organizations are leading the way to a greener future.
From alternative energy-saving resources in the home to electrifying the transportation industry, our Adventure Team learns about lowering our individual carbon footprints.
But it doesn’t stop there!
Our team also learns about lowering the carbon footprint of entire communities through the greening of the electrical grid as well as investing in net zero designs for schools and businesses.
Tag along with us to see how the energy industry is flipping to switch to renewable energy!
Discover how a kid, his dad and grandpa use one of the oldest methods of fishing to catch 30 fish in a half hour in Alaska, America’s Last Frontier.
Besides sharing the family fun, this show reveals ecosystem science, aquatic biology, history and a first-hand look at the wildlife wonders in our nation’s largest National Forest.
What happens when a tire is no longer usable? Where does it go? Join Into the Outdoors
Adventure Team as we investigate sustainable solutions for scrap tires.
Every year over 300 million tires are discarded in the US. In the past, they were thrown into
landfills or dumped illegally. That’s a lot of waste! But today there are many ways scrap tires
can be reused or recycled. The ITO Adventure Team travels to Michigan, Colorado and
Minnesota to learn how scrap tire disposal is being managed. We learn why illegal dumping is
hazardous to human health and the environment.
In Minnesota, we learn about Tire-Derived Aggregate (TDA). It’s durable, light-weight,
permeable, and can be used in a variety of engineering and construction applications. It
prevents frost heaving, solves sinking soil issues, and can even be used to help clean storm-
In Michigan and Colorado, we discover several other products made from scrap tires. Tires can
be shredded into different sizes for use as landscaping, molded products, road coverings, and
more. It can also be processed into Tire-Derived Fuel, which provides even higher BTUs than
Sometimes environmental issues feel like mountains, but with creative ideas and working
together, we can make a difference! If we can find sustainable solutions for a material like
tires…what other environmental solutions can we come up with?!
When you hear conservation, you may think research, improving habitat and protecting wildlife, but shooting sports also are a driving force behind funding.
Archery, trap shooting, sporting clays, long-range shooting or simply target practice for fun, all help fund conservation efforts.
On this episode of Into the Outdoors, we will learn more about the different kinds of shooting sports and meet people whose lives have been changed/improved due to their involvement.
Our Adventure Team will highlight: Archery, Scholastic Shooting Sports, Firearm Ranges and Conservation.
They talk with a variety of environmental experts about the relationships with wolves in different ecosystems as well as the cultural significance to the Ojibwe tribe.
Viewers will learn along with Zach and Mya as they find out if the big bad wolf is actually bad or a big help to the environment.
In this Into the Outdoors episode, Adventure Team member, Zach, heads out into his community to learn more about sustainability and his role in creating a healthier environment.
He investigates the causal relationships among humans, wildlife and the environment to learn about human impact on our planet.
Viewers learn along with Zach as he talks with wildlife experts, volunteers and corporate professionals to learn about the importance of sustainability at the individual, community and corporate levels.
On this Into the Outdoors episode, we catch our dinner!
Bowfishing combines hunting and fishing.
Our sights are set on invasive species in the Potomac River near the Virginia-Maryland border.
This is a family outing with a twist. First, we will bowfish and then, we will learn how to fry up our catch for a fish fry.
We learn more about all of the different species of fish you can target while bowfishing, including large goldfish!
On this episode of Into the Outdoors, our Adventure Team discovers the wild world of bowfishing for silver carp.
Hang on to your hats as we learn how to catch these invasive fish with a bow, not a rod!
This episode is action packed as we highlight the importance of aerial shooting with archery gear and how it helps curb this invasive menace in Indiana.
In this Into the Outdoors episode, join in the adventure, fun, discovery and the making of lasting memories as you watch two families on four different family fishing adventures in our National Forests. Besides fighting fish and remarkable wilderness
In this Into the Outdoors episode, we’re meeting up with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary to learn more about different boating technologies that could save your life in the case of a boating accident. We use technology every day, and there are tons of different tools you should keep on your vessel to aid in the case of an emergency. Join Adventure Team members Zach and Charlie as they head to the marina to learn what items you should have aboard your vessel and what safety precautions you should do before even stepping foot on the dock!