Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.
Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

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Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.More from Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer »

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Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Wisconsin, from glacial moraine hikes to exotic autos to fishing

Correspondent Tom Wilmer explores the region around Elkhart Lake , Wisconsin. Environmental educator Jackie Scharfenberg provides insights about the "Ice Age Legacy" at Kettle Moraine State Forest .

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Wisconsin, from glacial moraine hikes to exotic autos to fishing

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Greeneville and Johnson City in Eastern Tennessee

Michael Brown, general manager at the General Morgan Inn in Greeneville, Tennessee, shares his recommendations for exploring the region and the town's historic past. Dick Nelson, longtime resident of nearby Johnson City, talks about how the era of malls nearly killed the downtown, and how the demise of malls paved the way for its renaissance.

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Greeneville and Johnson City in Eastern Tennessee

Journeys of Discovery: While some golf courses are dying, Elkhart Lake's is thriving

Todd and Rachel Montaba, owners of Quit Qui Oc Golf Club in Elkhart Lake , Wisconsin, share insights about how marketing to multigeneration families is a vital ingredient in the success of their community golf course.

Journeys of Discovery: While some golf courses are dying, Elkhart Lake's is thriving

Journeys of Discovery: California's queen of white wines

Sue Tipton crafts award-winning white wines in Acampo, California. She ignored the experts who warned she could not make it as a winemaker without also producing reds.

Journeys of Discovery: Cal Poly's aerospace Red Bull Race wizard

Cal Poly aerospace engineering professor Paulo Iscold has designed aircraft that hold nine world speed records. As he prepares to participate in the 2019 Red Bull Air Race in Abu Dhabi on February 3, Iscold and his aeronautical engineering students simultaneously put the finishing touches on their high-tech sailplane with a custom-designed, 90-foot wingspan. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer as he visits with Iscold at the San Luis Obispo County Airport.

Journeys of Discovery: Lodi's Oak Farm Vineyards

The Panella family has been farming in the Lodi region since the 1930s. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a conservation with Heather and Dan Panella, third-generation farmers and winemakers who share insights about the family's Oak Farm Vineyards , and producing award-winning wines from their 60 acres of estate vines.

Journeys of Discovery: Cal Poly grad makes the grade with award-winning olive oil

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Mike Coldani at his Lodi, California ranch, where he and his family farm more than 1,000 acres and produce award-winning, organically-grown olive oil .

Journeys of Discovery: Cal Poly grad makes the grade with award-winning olive oil

Journeys of Discovery: Poetry focused on California's diverse habitats

Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California is an anthology of 250 poems about California's ecosystems. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a chat with Los Osos-based poet Jackie Marcus. Her work is included in the collection, which serves to propel environmental awareness through evocative poetry.

Journeys of Discovery: Kayaking, state parks and libations in Tennessee's heartland

In this Journeys episode, Sparta, Tennessee-based Olympic freestyle kayaker Eric Jackson talks with correspondent Tom Wilmer about his extreme kayaking passion and simultaneously owning a multimillion-dollar kayak manufacturing company. Rangers at two of Tennessee's most popular state parks, Fall Creek Falls and Standing Stone , share insights about the diverse year-round activities. And Dave Sergio, co-founder of Sparta's Calfkiller Brewery, shares his passion for crafting unique brews,

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Issues & Ideas: A new governor, prison integration, offshore wind energy and a chef-turned-farm

On this week's Issues and Ideas : Monday marks the transition from Jerry Brown to Gavin Newsom as California's next governor; we'll hear stories about "Brownisms" and Newsom promises. Tyler Pratt reports on a new California prison integration program has inmates' families worried for their safety. And Greta Mart attends a recent public forum on offshore wind energy and reports on how state and federal officials are taking public comment on locations proposed for offshore wind energy development

Issues & Ideas: A new governor, prison integration, offshore wind energy and a chef-turned-farm

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