About the Broadcast
Latest Update:For those without a C-Band Satellite Dish, the morning show will also be available on the Satellite Cable TV provider DISH Network through the cable channel University House. This channel shows up to people with DISH Network on almost all channel packages as cable channel 9411. For more information and viewing times, you can also visit the website for University House at: www.universityhouse.nau.edu. Morning Show Available on DISH Network
The one-hour show is designed to help viewers better understand habitats and the changes that affect them. It will be broadcast live from the BLM National Training Center in Phoenix, Arizona,
|Students from Phoenix, Arizona, schools participate in the broadcast audience. Your school can interact via phone or fax.|
and will take you to several locations where land managers are struggling to balance the habitat needs of wildlife with a variety of human needs. In the "sagebrush country" of northern Nevada, for instance, the sage-grouse is being studied in an effort to develop a conservation strategy not only for this species but for its habitat.
While geared for the middle school student, the broadcast will be of educational value and interest to students at all levels of learning.
The main host of our show is Sarah Spivey. The student host will be Ian Davis, a senior at Chandler High School in Chandler Arizona.
A question-and-answer period during the broadcast will provide students with the opportunity to interact with wildlife biologists and other scientists via phone and fax.
Thursday, March 4, 2004
The broadcast will be shown twice: 11:00 am and 1:30 pm EST
(9:00 am and 11:30 am Mountain Time)
How to Participate in the Program
Anyone with a C-band satellite dish can participate in the program. You will need access to the satellite receiver, a monitor, and—if you want to tape the show for future use—a videotape recorder.