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Experience Spring at Home
Experience Spring at Home

Social-distancing protocols, work-from-home mandates, and widespread travel restrictions have left the majority of us confined to our homes—and craving a connection to the natural world. Despite the collective global anxiety surrounding Covid-19, spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere. It is one of nature’s greatest performances, a time of rebirth, ...

American Spring LIVE – Behind the Scenes

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

American Spring LIVE – Behind the Scenes

American Spring LIVE is teaming up with filmmakers and scientists from across the country to showcase all of the magic this special season brings. While most of the show is going to be filmed live, our crew has been prepping and capturing a few pre-shot segments at our various locations. Let’s take a look behind the cameras at all the work that has been put into the show so far.

 Episode 1: Birth and Rebirth Preview

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

Episode 1: Birth and Rebirth Preview

Spring is a time of birth and rebirth for plants and animals across the country. Join us for night one of a three-night adventure about the season that sets the natural world in motion.

Mustard Seed Flowers

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

6 Facts to Show Your Spring Savvy

Get spring savvy with these fun facts about the season! From the tilt of the earth to unique animal behaviors, there are several interesting ways you can tell it's springtime!

Spring Bird

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

Spring Birdsong Playlist

Have you ever noticed that birds seem to get louder and sing more during the spring season? Well, you're not imagining things. Birdsong is a key indicator of the spring season, as more migratory birds return to their homes to mate.

Sheep from Meadowcroft Farm

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

Meet Nanne Kennedy & Her Sheep

We visited wool farmer Nanne Kennedy in Washington, Maine to get a sneak peek at her pregnant sheep. We'll be returning to her farm on April 29 for the premiere of American Spring LIVE in hopes to see one of the new lambs actually being born.

Inside Look: American Spring LIVE

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

Inside Look

Executive Producers, Fred Kaufman and Al Berman, along with host Juju Chang and science correspondent Thor Hanson share a bit of insight into the upcoming NATURE three-night live broadcast event, American Spring LIVE.

Sounds of Spring Spotify Playlist

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

Sounds of Spring – Our American Spring LIVE Playlist

In celebration of the season, and in anticipation of our upcoming live broadcast, American Spring LIVE, we've curated a playlist of songs that each gives a nod to spring, be it in subject matter or lyrics. From standards to folk songs to modern rock to funk to classical favorites, we've selected a wide variety of genres and artists to help you get into the spring spirit!