American Field Guide

The American Field Guide site has been retired from



Produced in 2001 by Oregon Public Broadcasting, American Field Guide was an early experiment in online video for PBS. A unique local-national partnership, AFG presented a curated collection of over 1400 outdoors and recreation videos, produced by nearly 30 local stations around the country.

Many of the programs and videos featured on AFG are still available through local station websites. Below is a list of participating programs and stations.

Rain Country - KTOO, Juneau, AK
Discovering Alabama - WBIQ, Birmingham, AL
Arkansas Outdoors - KETS, Little Rock, AK
The Arizona Collection Series - KAET, Tempe, AZ
The Desert Speaks - KUAT, Tucson, AZ
Afoot and Afield in San Diego - KPBS, San Diego, CA
Stargazer - WPBT, Miami, FL
Florida Crossroads - WFSU - Tallahassee, FL
Florida: the Outdoor Adventure - WFSU, Tallahassee FL
Land Between Two Rivers - KDIN, Des Moines, IA
Living in Iowa - KDIN, Des Moines, IA
Outdoor Idaho - KAID, Boise, ID
Across Indiana - WFYI, Indianapolis, IN
Kentucky Life - WKGB, Lexington, KY
Outdoors Maryland - WMPB, Owings Mills, MD
True North / Made in Maine - WCBB, Lewiston, ME
Venture North - WDSE, Duluth, MN
Backroads of Montana - KUFM, Missoula, MT
Nebraskaland - KUON, Lincoln, NE
Survival of Species - WNJT, Trenton, NJ
Rio Grande: How Clean is Our River? and NIMBY - KRWG, Las Cruces, NM
Wild Nevada - KNPB, Reno, NV
Oregon Field Guide - Oregon Public Broadcasting
Wild Pennsylvania - WPSX, Pennsylvania State University
NatureScene - WRLK - Columbia, SC
Texas Parks and Wildlife - KUHT, Houston, TX
Virginia Currents - WCVE, Richmond, VA
Points North - WETK - Colchester, VT
Northwest Outdoors - KYVE, Yakima, WA
Outdoor Wisconsin - WMVS, Milwaukee, WI

To find similar content on, explore science-related television created by NOVA or Nature. You can also try our keyword search or browse the Programs A-Z menu.

Educators can find nature-related, digital resources — videos, interactives, audio and photos — and in-depth lesson plans for the classroom at PBS Learning Media.


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