Expeditions

Giant Sacaton Grass | Expeditions Shorts

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
sporobolus wrightii plant

Naturalist Patrick McMillan visits the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona where some of the last remaining Giant Sacaton Grass is found. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Montezuma Quail | Expeditions Shorts

October 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
man holding bird

At the National Audubon Research Ranch in Arizona, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discusses the study of the Montezuma quail, a secretive bird ranging from Mexico into the southwest US. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through...

Northern Pine Snake | Expeditions Shorts

October 17, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of a northern pine snake on the ground

Naturalist Patrick McMillan handles a Northern Pine Snake in the wild at the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Venus Flytrap | Expeditions Shorts

October 10, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of venus flytraps in the wild

While visiting the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the mechanics behind the moving parts of a plant that feeds on insects – the Venus flytrap. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV...

Longleaf Pine Flatwoods | Expeditions Shorts

October 3, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of a forest

Naturalist Patrick McMillan walks through a fire-maintained pineland in the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, describing the flora that thrives in this habitat. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public...

Slave Cabin | Expeditions Shorts

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of an old dilapidated slave cabin

Located on an antebellum plantation near the coast of South Carolina is an abandoned slave cabin in which Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers wildlife now making a home. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American...

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird And Red-Naped Sapsucker | Expeditions Shorts

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Buff-Bellied Hummingbird

In south Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers a colorful hummingbird species normally associated with the tropics. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Florida Yellow Blatterwort | Expeditions Shorts

August 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Florida Yellow Blatterwort

Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the trapping mechanism of the Florida yellow bladderwort in a visit to the Apalachicola National Forest. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Dall Sheep | Expeditions Shorts

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Dall Sheep

The dall sheep, a species native to Alaska, has specialized survival strategies depending on the time of the year, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (...

Birch Tundra | Expedition Shorts

August 8, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Birch Tundra

The tundra of Alaska lacks trees, but doesn’t lack other woody plant species, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Big Bend Tree Lizard | Expeditions Shorts

August 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Big Bend Tree Lizard

While travelling through the Trans-Pecos region of Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan encounters a small friendly lizard with unique traits. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Atlantic White Cedar and Burk's Pitcher Plants | Expeditions Shorts

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
 Burk's Pitcher Plants

Patrick revisits Apalachicola National Forest, and discusses the Atlantic White Cedar, which is unusually placed here since they are more prominent up in the Northern U.S. Northern Pitcher Plants, and Burk’s Pitcher Plants, several species of carnivorous plant, are found...