The National Parks

Great Nature (1933-1945)

Season 1 Episode 5 | 1h 56m 46s

To battle unemployment in the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt creates the Civilian Conservation Corps, which spawns a “golden age” for the parks through major renovation projects. In a groundbreaking study, a young NPS biologist named George Melendez Wright discovers widespread abuses of animal habitats and pushes the service to reform its wildlife policies.

Aired: 04/25/16

Expired: 05/14/16

Rating: TV-PG

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