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This episode reveals one of the most mythical botanical wonders in America: the Joshua Tree. Baumann explores this Desert oasis in southern California, renowned for it's sublime energy, and beautiful landscapes. Interviews include interpretive ranger Sarah Hinton, explaining the evolution of the parks botany; Climber Eric Foltz and his colleagues as he takes us up one of the sandstone formations; and Joe Zarki, ranger and historian, details the human history of the region. Baumann ultimately hikes into the park and discovers an intimate vista where he paints Joshua trees in bloom.

Baumann embarks on one of his most rigorous journeys yet; He and his crew hike 25 miles and ascend 10,000 feet into the backcountry of Kings Canyon National Park. Along his journey, he sits down with his pack guide, Tim Loverin,whose family has been packing into the region since 1985: Ralph Wass, back country packer in the region: Kate Collins, Interpretive ranger for the park: And Joel Despain, park cave specialist. Baumann concludes by painting the backcountry's Rae Lakes.

Baumann treks to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Along his journey he meets Mike Clynne, United States Geologic Survey (USGS) researcher doing volcanic research in the region: Dave Frederick, Park ranger: and Mickie Gimmel, Native American and descendent of Ishi. Baumann concludes the show by painting Mount Lassen and Manzenita Lake.

Baumann journeys into the lava tubes and cinder cone fields of Lava Beds National Monument. Along his journey he meets, Kelly Fuhrmann, Park biologist: George Freeland, Interpretive ranger for the park: and Willard W. Rhoades, Native American, who shares the stories of his life and the philosophy of his people. Baumann concludes the show by painting a vista of Lava Beds.

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Sun Jan 19th, 7:30am

At Mount Rainier National Park, Baumann takes his audience to Central Washington to witness one of the most geologically tenuous landscapes in America. The mountain and region have been shaped by volcanic activity and geologists anticipate its next blast. The mountain itself is an active volcano encased in over 35 square miles of snow and ice. The journey includes examples of old growth forests and sub- alpine meadows.

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