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  1. Missing Hatchet


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    Shot on location in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of Northern Minnesota, September 2011. The Pagami Creek Fire grew ten times in size on our first day in the park. Although we were…

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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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      • 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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        • 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 Timelapse


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

          • 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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            • Late October Rain on Basswood Lake


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              Late October rain on Basswood Lake. We awoke to the sound of wolves just behind camp the next morning. Quick mood edit - shot on the Canon 6D, graded with FilmConvert.

            • Patagonia Bike to Work Week 2012


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              • Welcome Home


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                Brian Laidlaw and Danny Vitali greet the morning on Kirkwood Lake

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                • Slide Jam > Trick You Out of Your Money


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                  Brian Laidlaw and Danny Vitali jamming some blues out on Kirkwood Lake.

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                  • Rawlins


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                    Kirkwood Session featuring Brian Laidlaw and Danny Vitali

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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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