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Film (23:57)
Elk Island
1985, production : James Jeffrey
This is the story of a man-made island sanctuary for...
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Film (54:14)
For Future Generations
1985, production : Boyce Richardson
This film deals with the historic roots of the...
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Film (55:45)
The Great Buffalo Saga
1985, production : Michael McKennirey, Boyce Richardson
By the late 1800s the free-ranging buffalo that for...
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Film (16:58)
The Intertidal Zone
1985, production : David Denning
This highly informative film is a basic analysis of the...
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Film (29:27)
Where the Bay Becomes the Sea
1985, production : John Brett
The richness, complexity and fragility of marine life unfold...
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Film (52:27)
From Ashes to Forest
1984, production : Tony Ianzelo
For centuries the idea of the forest fire as a destructive...
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Film (96:17)
St. Lawrence: Stairway to the Sea
1982, production : Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Jacques Gagné
In this spectacular documentary, Jacques-Yves Cousteau,...
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Film (96:20)
Cries from the Deep
1981, production : Jacques Gagné
This film records the journey undertaken by Jacques-Yves...
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Elk Island



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Film  (23:57) 1985, production : James Jeffrey
This is the story of a man-made island sanctuary for wildlife. Just minutes east of the bustling, modern city of Edmonton is one of the world's densest collections of wildlife, maintained by the active resource-management of Parks Canada. The film looks at the behind-the-scenes activity of the island.

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