1. This video shows the benefits realized by the reintroduction of the American Beaver to the San Pedro River of Southern Arizona as a keystone species for the improvement of the environment and quality of life for other animals. The video considers the reintroduction of elk and moose in the states of Colorado and New Mexico and how these animals benefit from the presence of the beaver in those areas. Beaver diet and lodges are compared and contrasted in the three states. Video features exceptional footage of many animals and landscapes of the Southwest.

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  2. This is an introduction to the flora and fauna of the hottest and driest area of North America the El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve of Sonora Mexico.

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  3. In this video Mike Foster takes us to the world of the rare and elusive coati, once know as the coatimundi. He explains the relationship between the habitat where the coati are found and of Mexico and the tropics where the animal can be found in more abundance. He also discusses the relationship between the coati and its animal relatives as well as the confusion associated with the species and subsequent misnomer of the animal. The video contains delightful and impressive footage of coati in their natural habitat and social environment. Beautiful shots of the San Pedro River Riparian Area, its vegetation and animals. Very informative.

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  4. This video is an introduction to the largest of five major Sonoran Desert columnar cacti. The saguaro, cardon, organ pipe, senita and hecho are each reviewed. Flowers and fruit of each cactus are shown and a few interesting facts are given about each one. Later the difference between the saguaro and the cardon are clearly defined.

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  5. Mike Foster visits the White Mountains of Arizona to observe volunteer efforts to manage the reintroduction of the Mexican Gray Wolf. The video summarizes the recent history of the wolf, its relationship to the human population, the wolf’s effect on the Rocky Mountain Elk and sheep and the practice of fladry fencing. Included are interviews with volunteers stating their purpose and perspectives as well as an interview with a representative from the Arizona Game and Fish.

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San Pedro River Videos

Welcome to the video world of Mike Foster. Mike has collected seven years worth of environmental footage from the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico. This collection has resulted in some of the most informative and rare video available


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Welcome to the video world of Mike Foster. Mike has collected seven years worth of environmental footage from the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico. This collection has resulted in some of the most informative and rare video available for the area. Mike has tirelessly scoured riparian areas, mountains, deserts and seashores and captured wildlife at its best in its natural habitat. His love and caring for the natural world is clearly expressed in these videos. Mike Foster is available and willing to travel to produce videos similar to those found on this channel for individuals or organizations that wish to enhance their message. Mike’s depth of available content and introductory rates make promoting environmental causes with quality videos very feasible. Just drop an email to sarjuesos@gmail.com to get things started!

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