Jewels of the Forest
It is an avocation so fraught with potential catastrophe that only a handful of experts walk the Maryland woods in search of wild mushrooms. Why do they do it? These fascinating and, many times, poisonous native fungi, are safe only in the hands of practiced mushroom hunters, many of whom regularly gather together in their quest for these jewels of the forest.
Search & Rescue
Dogs prove once again why the adage "man's best friend" is so accurate in describing canines and their love of, and obedience to, their human masters, in this segment that explores the training of dogs for use in search and rescue missions.
The cliffs at Maryland Heights pose a sheer climbing challenge for two Marylanders whose goal is to make it to the top without a fall.