Mark your calendars (or set your DVRs) for May 20th at 8pm for the premiere of The Sagebrush Sea. Produced by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, The Sagebrush Sea explores many hidden aspects of the great sagebrush plains of the West, including fabulous footage of the Greater Sage Grouse. The film's premiere is this week on Nature | PBS. You can watch a full trailer for it here


Washtenaw Audubon "Alum," Andy Johnson worked on this project over the last year as assistant to the post-production process which included logging and organizing footage, research for and revisions to the script, and editing natural sounds.

Repeats locally on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, times vary.

Photo by Pacific Southwest Region from Sacramento, US (Greater Sage-Grouse) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons