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Main textTed Danson

This remarkable film brings to life the natural and human history of Fossil Creek. It examines the ecological effects of a 100-year-old dam and hydroelectric facility and highlights the success of this restoration for people and native species.

Worldwide, people are seeking to balance short-term fulfillment of human needs with long-term protection of the natural systems that support human life -- including precious water resources. Fossil Creek epitomizes this reassessment. It reveals both challenges and opportunities associated with riparian restoration.

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