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  1. Paddle to DC: A Quest for Clean Water


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    Paddle to DC: A Quest for Clean Water Recently named 2014 National Geographic Adventurers of the year, Minnesota wilderness guides Amy and Dave Freeman are canoeing and sailing 2,000 miles from…

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    • Noatak River - Maps


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      Even the best get a little turned around from time to time. Bob O'Hara and Lee Sessions sort out a navigation oversight near the headwaters of the Noatak River in NW Alaska.

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      • Noatak River - Bear Fence


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        Jeff Creed (with help from a friend) describes our portable electric bear fence used during a canoe expedition on the Noatak River in NW Alaska.

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        • Bush Flight to Noatak Headwaters


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          Very short video of our flight from Bettles, AK to the headwaters of the Noatak River in August 2013. This is a 1950's-era de Havilland Beaver on floats, operated by Brooks Range Aviation. Song:…

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          • Noatak River Timelapse


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            First attempts at timelapse photography. Mixed results. Shot on the Noatak River, Alaska, August 2013. Music by Wolf People

          • Greetings From Seaward


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            OFFICIAL SELECTION - SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 A short film by Ryan Murphy and Nate Ptacek chronicling the life and adventures of Billy Smith in the small surf town of Seaward,…

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            • Watershed


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              The proposed sulfide mines in northern Minnesota would fall within the watersheds of Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and pose a very serious threat to water quality, wildlife,…

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              • Jack Comeau - USS Indianapolis


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                Emmy Award winner Jack Comeau performs Quint's U.S.S. Indianapolis speech from Jaws.

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                • Portage


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                  Portaging through the rain and snow. Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, September 2011. Best with headphones.

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                  • Greetings from Seaward - Trailer


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                    Billy gets stoked listening to "Gettin' Shacked Shakedown", the new smash hit by The Surfer Boys.

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                    • Patagonia Bike to Work Week 2012


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                      • Ben Sollee performs "The Wires" live at Patagonia


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                        Ben Sollee performs "The Wires" at Patagonia HQ in Ventura, CA, February 2012. Edit by Nate Ptacek Shot by Nate Ptacek and Tim Davis Produced and audio recorded by Kasey Kersnowski Rights…

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