New Local Environmental Series Gets Broadcast Premiere on WSRE
Pensacola, Fla. — “Earth Action” a new, local, five-part half-hour series that explores our changing environment is set to premiere Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. on WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast. Host Christian Wagley, an environmentalist, introduces viewers to experts, people and communities who are involved with the environmental issues of our day. The series seeks to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues in an effort to engage, empower and encourage public involvement towards positive environmental resolutions. The series will air every Thursday at 7 p.m. for five consecutive weeks on WSRE with repeats on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m.
Episode topics include living along shifting coastlines, pedestrian and bicycle friendly neighborhoods, clean energy, sustainable agriculture, locally grown and humane food production, carbon conservation and much more. Host Christian Wagley holds a master’s degree in biology and coastal zone studies from the University of West Florida. He has worked on environmental issues in Florida and the southeast for nearly 20 years."Earth Action" is part of a multimedia initiative funded and produced by Earth Ethics, Inc., a non-profit organization founded by Executive Director Mary Gutierrez. Earth Ethics, Inc., is committed to providing the public with unbiased environmental outreach and education to help create a positive, sustainable, and healthy way of thought and life. “Earth Action” was produced in partnership with Watkins Productions.
About WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast
WSRE is a PBS member station that is locally owned and licensed to the Pensacola State College Board of Trustees operating as a service of Pensacola State College. The public broadcasting station has been serving the needs of the Gulf Coast community through programming, educational services and outreach since 1967. WSRE produces, acquires and distributes programs that address local interests and reflect the diverse cultural, political, geographic and demographic characteristics of its audience. The Educational Services unit for WSRE serves as the connection to teachers, parents, caregivers and children to extend the rich resources found in public television. For more information about WSRE, its services, programs or available resources, visit wsre.org.
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