in others, and you provide a mechanism for real social and environmental
a Second Look is the perfect movie for educating people so we can get
beyond the partisan yelling matches weve been having and learn about
the benefits of removing the Savage Rapids Dam... and that we will survive
and prosper after the removal."
Doshier, a conservative member of the Grants Pass Irrigation District,
who decided to use "Taking A Second Look" to inform people in
his community about the benefits of dam removal.
from 10,000 individuals requesting the removal of the lower Snake River
dams in Washington showed up on the doorsteps of Congress just weeks after
two hundred National Wildlife Federation affiliates screened "Bringing
Back the Salmon" in communities across the country.
by the video, "Peace by Piece," a Native American youth recently
released from jail began working with native youth and encouraging them
to stay in school and use conflict resolution rather than violence to
solve their problems.
public support for environmental protection in remote, rural areas is
difficult to accomplish. Yet with a Green Fire outreach video, The Wild
Washington Campaign is quickly garnering widespread support. "The
personal stories in the video are great for opening the hearts and minds
of the audienceit's a wonderful tool for opening a communication
channel in people that otherwise would be very difficult....You'd need
a very compelling speech and you'd need people who understand the issue,
whereas this says it all in 15 minutes, and it establishes a stage whereby
anybody can then give a follow up talk and ask for public involvement."\
- Tim Coleman,
Kettle Range Conservation Group on "Wild Washington: Our Common Heritage."