The Allegheny River Islands: Urban Oases
December 6, 2010
From the shore you can see them, but very few people have actually been on the islands that dot the Allegheny River within a few miles of downtown Pittsburgh. WQED explores the history of the islands, and goes ashore to show viewers not only the conservation efforts, but what's actually there: from wildlife to native plants, from human inhabitants to artifacts left behind.
Coming Up Next
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Election 2016: Infrastructure
Chris Moore hosts the seventh in a series of discussion programs focusing on important issues this election year. In this episode, the panel explores the local aspects of infrastructure, including the safety of our roads and bridges; the condition of our locks and dams; as well as what local officials are doing to keep waste water out of streams and rivers.