2012 Emmy Nominee: Weevil Watchers
Clip | 4m 59s
Keeping an eye on epiphytes and evil insects that’s the job of the Weevil Watchers. The Weevil Watchers is a group of Pine View 3rd and 5th graders. For over a decade, they’ve been guardians of Myakka River State Park’s bromeliad population. Find out why these air plants are under attack and how these elementary students are helping scientists while learning about nature first-hand.