At this crucial turning point in our planet’s history, PBS’s “The Age of Nature” brings together inspirational contributors, rare archive material and stunning imagery from around the world, to give us a deeper understanding of Nature and our place within it.

The Age of Nature Narrated by Uma Thurman

Watch The Age of Nature online

WQED Education's Story Walks

Along with the help of some local friends, WQED Education has created Story Walks - a video collection of nature walks conducted by a host who walks you through nature, telling stories or highlighting interesting information specific to their area!

Allegheny Cemetery

Walk along with Lo Zemanek from Venture Outdoors as she explores Allegheny Cemetery!

Bird Walk

Join local author Lisa Donovan and Bob Mulvihill from the Aviary on a bird walk.

A Day in the Woods

Take a walk in the woods with friends from Whitehall Public Library!

In the Tall Tall Grass

Join librarian Jennifer Farmerie from Sewickley Public Library as she reads In the Tall Tall Grass!

The Pittsburgh Zoo

Join Henry at the Pittsburgh Zoo to discover more about beavers!

Age of Nature Story Walk Toolkits

Find nature activities, games, and more resources to go along with each Story Walk video!

WQED Nature Breaks

Explore the region’s great outdoors - from home.

  • Fall Run Park

    Nestled in a small valley, Fall Run Park’s mile long nature trail is surrounded by scenic streams and a stunning water fall with a 30 foot drop.

  • Casselman River

    This stunning waterway is among the memorable sights along the Great Allegheny Passage.

  • Sandbridge, VA

    Take a virutal walk on the beach in Sandbridge, Virginia.

  • Montour Trail Wildflowers

    As the Pittsburgh region tilts toward summer and the sun, colorful wild flowers are beginning to bloom along the Montour Trail.

  • McConnells Mill State Park

    This National Natural Landmark features scenic overlooks, waterfalls, and a covered bridge built in 1874.

  • Frank’s Backyard

    Outdoor beauty is just beyond WQED’s Frank Caloiero’s kitchen window, in this montage of flora and fowl.

  • C&O Canal

    Enjoy these scenes along 184.5 miles of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Towpath.

  • GAP Trail

    From Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Maryland, the Great Allegheny Passage is 150 miles of unforgettable scenery.

  • Ohiopyle

    This 19,000 acre state park in Fayette County, PA features beautiful hiking trails and 14 miles of the spectacular Youghiogheny River Gorge.

  • Neighborhood Sunrise

    A Pittsburgh neighborhood comes to life as dawn breaks over homes, lawns, gardens, and some furry friends.

  • North Park

    Bald eagles, a 65-acre lake and woodsy hiking trails span the 3,075 acres that make up expansive North Park.

  • Frick Park

    Birds chirping, babbling brooks and fairy magic can all be found along the paths in Pittsburgh’s Frick Park.

August Wilson Park: “You plan right…”

Learn about a local park: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and other agencies worked closely with the community to transform the Hill District’s rundown Cliffside Park into a nature sanctuary that serves the needs of its neighbors. Renamed for playwright August Wilson, who grew up a block away, the green space also boasts art installations representing local history.