We’re ending 2016 by including a new emphasis in the SEA-Media family: interconnectedness. This article exemplifies this theme with 3 very different, but related movies.
Struggle to get upstream to find a good place to spawn…
Three short (4 minute) videos take the viewer on a tour of streams in Kitsap County…streams that are mainly invisible: underground or hidden by trees. Even more importantly, we see interactions between the streams, the ecosystem, and the communities they flow through.
Salmon passage has been in the media quite a bit lately. One of the programs that already exists to address this problem is the Washington State Family Forest Fish Passage Program.
Water and Wood illustrates the powerful forces at work restoring the ecological values and functions of Oregon’s Rivers. This project took place on the McKenzie River in the Willamette National Forest, and provides critical habitat for aquatic species like Spring Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, lamprey, and many other aquatic critters.
This speaks of the full circle of life and how we are all connected. The bear feeds on the salmon and as it travels it contributes to the growth and well being of all that grow on our mountains.