Returning Home

NH2_returning_home-180x135In 1986, a breeding colony of Common Murres on Devil’s Slide Rock off the coast of San Francisco was devastated by an oil spill.

Using innovative restoration techniques in a challenging location, dedicated scientists worked with local schools and government agencies to restore these diving seabirds to their ancestral home.

Credits:
Filmmaker: Kevin White
Filmmakers Collaborative

Awards/Festivals:
• Telly Award
• Aurora Award
• Marin Environmental Film Festival
• Merit Award for Storytelling, International Wildlife Film Festival
• Society for Ecological Restoration 2004 Special Presentation

Get Involved:
Returning Home: Bringing the Common Murre Back to Devil’s Slide Rock
Common Murre Restoration Project

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