Returning Home

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Returning Home

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Dedicated scientists worked with local schools and government agencies to restore Common Murres to their ancestral home.

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Using innovative restoration techniques in a challenging location over the span of ten years, dedicated scientists worked with local schools and government agencies to restore Common Murres to their ancestral home off the coast of San Francisco.

In1986, 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 over the span of ten years, dedicated scientists worked with local schools and government agencies to restore these diving seabirds to their ancestral home. Part of the How On Earth Video Series.

Broadcast on the Emmy-winning PBS series Natural Heroes, 2006

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Hazel Wolf Film Festival
SF Ocean Film Festival
International Wildlife Film Festival, Merit Award for Storytelling
Marin Environmental Film Festival
EarthVision Film Festival
Society for Ecological Restoration Special Presentation

AWARDS
Telly Award
Aurora Award