Join Maryland Public Television for some engagement activities surrounding WNET's program Wild Hope.

Wild Hope is a new documentary series that highlights global stories of intrepid changemakers who are restoring and protecting our planet through hyper-local initiatives that generate measurable progress.

Click the link below to watch the Wild Hope trailer.

Scroll down to learn more about our nature day field trips and other activities.

Events & Activites

Tuesday, April 23 @ 4pm

University of Maryland (UMD)

Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Learn about UMD's Arboretum and Botanical Garden and discuss its global and local impact with academic leaders. Attendees will gather first for a preview screening of Wild Hope followed by a discussion about UMD's environmental stewardship and sustainable practices. Following the presentation, attendees can explore the UMD Arboretum and Gardens at their own pace.

Saturday, May 18 @ 11am or 2pm

Assateague Island

National Seashore

Join us on Assateague to learn about the wild ponies that have taken residence on this barrier island. This event includes a presentation about these beautiful animals and how the park manages the population while protecting and maintaining the land. Following the presentation, attendees will also have access to enjoy exploring Assateague Island! 

Educational Resources

The stories featured in Wild Hope will inspire audiences worldwide to discover, elevate, and support efforts of real conservation success. The modern crisis of biodiversity loss is massive, but the solutions are working — and these stories inspire hope that biodiversity can and will be restored. 

Watch Wild Hope

Watch Wild Hope free, on demand here or tune in to MPT Thursdays at 4pm starting April 4.

Questions? Email [email protected]

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