Hosted by Dan Bärham, VisionKeepers profiles Americans who are discovering ways to leave the world in a better place than they found it. Filmed in Oregon, Georgia, South Carolina, Missouri and Texas, each episode introduces the people and companies making an impact in their communities through sustainability efforts— from “green” infrastructure and storm-water management to "smart cities" equipped with integrated technologies. Distributed by: American Public Television (APT)
Host and creator Dan Bärham has dedicated his life to promoting conservation and sustainability.
Co-Operation In Charleston #101 In South Carolina, the green roof revolution; a locally focused coop incubates farm and food enterprise; an innovative bridge helps protect the marshland ecosystem.
Pipe Dreams - Gray to Green #102 In Atlanta, GA and Portland, OR, replacing traditional pipework processing with "green" infrastructure, along with new legislation, has transformed storm water management with stunning environmental and community benefits.
Reclaiming and Rebuilding #103 In Oregon, two non-profits build community from a culture of second chances - one with mentor programs to turn lives around after hardship, another that salvages building materials sold to profit the community.
Programming A Smarter City #104 In Kansas City, a revolution of integrated technology is going to enhance livability with responsive, real-time solutions to transportation, communication and more issues across cities and workplaces.
Not Business As Usual #105 In Atlanta, a manufacturing company becomes an advocate for the earth, changing their process without losing profits and making community education part of their mission.
Cultivating A Community #106 In Austin, TX, Barton Springs' successful balance of public playground and federally protected habitat, and programs geared to families and children promote healthy lifestyles, offer sustainability of the human experience.