An impromptu performance by Syd House and Ian McKinnon at York Factory, August 2008. See the music and lyrics
York Factory is a really difficult place to get to. The remote historic site on Hudson Bay is visited by few people.
The production crew was fortunate to see Sandhill Cranes while filming at York Factory. Note the large birds' distinctive call.
Early 20th century Pacific Northwest Logging film clips shows the process of turning nature's forest into lumber shipped to market. Courtesy Oregon Historical Society Research Library Moving Image Collections.
Clear Creek Distillery, Portland, Oregon USA makes a brandy from the young tips of the Douglas fir tree. This footage (filmed in July 2009) shows the beginning of the process as the buds are hand-picked in the field at just the correct moment of ripeness. In the Alsace region of France this brandy is known as "Bourgeons de Sapin."
People of all ages enjoy the many benefits of gardening. Filmed July 2009 in the Pacific Northwest.
David Knott, Curator of Living Collections at the Edinburgh Botanic Garden, demonstrates how herbarium specimens are preserved in the field. Filmed May 19, 2009.