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A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun has been released to regional and national public television stations for broadcast and school distribution. Watch this space for news about distribution in 2019, including broadcast schedules, special screenings and DVDs available at public libraries.

National Public Television Distribution

National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)

A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun will be distributed via satellite to national public television stations by the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) starting on Saturday, March 23 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm, [1700-1800ET/HD04]. NETA distributes educational programming to over 100 public television stations throughout the U.S. and its territories. Contact the program director of your local public television station to get this acclaimed documentary scheduled in your television market. See the Media Room for more information about national distribution.

WOSU (Columbus) is presenting station

WOSU (Columbus) is serving as the documentary’s presenting station to NETA thanks to the strong support of Stacia Hentz, Television Program Director, WOSU TV. Beyond this service, WOSU is also providing three ways to watch A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun: broadcasts in Greater Columbus (see Distribution for schedule); streaming via WOSU’s PBS Passport Portal (see Education); and home DVDs (see DVDs).

Regional public television broadcasts

Kentucky Educational Television: KET3/KY (The Kentucky Channel)

  • KETKYSaturday, February 23 at 7:00 pm (EST)
  • KETKYSaturday, March 2 at 11:00 pm (EST)

CET (Cincinnati): 

  • Sunday, April 14 at 4:00 pm 

Greater Dayton: Think TV

  • Sunday, April 21 at 3:00 pm 

WOSU (Columbus): 

WOSU has scheduled encore presentations on:

  • Monday, April 22 @10pm on WOSU TV. 
  • Tuesday, April 23 @10pm on WOSUplus (34.3).

Documentary Screenings

Please contact organizations for event times and to see if the events are open to the public:

February 19 (Meg Hanrahan): Garden Club of Cincinnati, Mariemont Theater, Mariemont, Ohio.

May 14 (Meg Hanrahan): Wild Ones Oak Openings, Toledo, Ohio.

June 2-6 (Meg Hanrahan): Society for Economic Botany Conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

June 9 (Meg Hanrahan): Cincinnati Nature Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

June 18 (Meg Hanrahan): Les Jardenaires Garden Club, Cincinnati, Ohio.

July 18 (Meg Hanrahan): Cullowhee Native Plant Conference (July 17-20), Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina.

Library Collections

Some public and academic libraries in Ohio and Kentucky have purchased DVDs of A Force for nature: Lucy Braun for circulation. Here is a list of the libraries we know:

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: DVD catalogue link

Past broadcast archive

CET (Greater Cincinnati): Sunday, October 7 at 6:00 pm

Kentucky Educational Television:

KET1 premiere: Sunday, November 18 at 6:00 pm 

KET3/KY (The Kentucky Channel): 11/06 at 9 pm; 11/10 at 2 pm; 11/13 at 9 pm; 11/16 at noon; 11/18 at 10 am; 11/19 at 8 pm; 11/21 at midnight; 11/21 at 7 am; 11/24 at 11 am; and 11/25 at 5 pm; 1/27 at 5:00 pm; 2/1 at 12:00 pm; 2/ 7 at 10:00 pm.

WOSU Television (WOSU/Columbus):

Tuesday, December 18 at 9:00 pm

Wednesday, December 19 at 9:00 pm