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This film portrait of Douglas—an environmentalist before his time—encourages today’s audience to explore the natural world and to better appreciate how one person’s efforts can make a difference.

In this tale of adventure and discovery, Finding David Douglas captures the compelling story of David Douglas’s remarkable life.

The multi-national production team follows the intrepid 19th century Scots botanist/explorer from his native Scotland to North America and beyond. Tap his roots in Scotland and England; trek along through Oregon, Washington, California and British Columbia; sweep across the Canadian Rockies to remote York Factory on Hudson Bay; and ponder his mysterious final destination on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission
PO Box 3588
Portland, OR 97208-3588

A production of the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit educational organization.