This science and natural history series presents stories that speak to the relationship between human civilization and the planet. An accessible and thought-provoking series, terra offers a window to the natural world by exploring frontiers of research, examining applications of science, and celebrating diversity in our natural environment. Topics range from habitat issues, species survival, profiles of individuals working in the field and even major ecological alerts. Produced in conjunction with the graduate program in Science and Natural History Filmmaking at Montana State University and Filmmakers for Conservation Ltd. terra provides independent filmmakers and students a venue in which to present their own perspectives on ecological and environmental topics. terra is presented by KUSM/ MontanaPBS, MSU Bozeman.

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Ten Days to Paint The Forest - Part 1

Terra Bytes - Populations

Terra Short Films


To Kill A Wolf
 (No. 101)
The grey wolf presents many problems for ranchers in the Paradise Valley area. Two Paradise Valley Ranchers discuss the difficulties they face with the presence of wolves. This is juxtaposed with the approach of pro wolf agencies. Produced by Tyler Duke and Anne Devereux, for TERRA. Distributed by KUSM/MontanaPBS, MSU Bozeman. (First Aired Thursday, May 05, 2005)
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A newly released and collared wolf in Yellowstone National Park crashes through the snow.  Photo courtesy Yellowstone National Park.

Andy O’hair, a Montana rancher surveys his herd.

A historic photo of wolf skins.  Courtesy of the National Park Service.

Andy moves a newborn calf in out of the elements.

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