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California Forever - Ep 1 - The History of California State Parks (1/2)

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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: Video Project
Closed Captioned: Yes
Running Time: 50 mins
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2013
Available in French: No

Highlights the discovery and creation of California’s state parks system and profiles the individuals and groups whose passion helped preserve and protect them for future generations, including John Muir.

The episode takes viewers on a scenic, cultural and historical tour of California’s state parks, highlighting key events and historic places that are crucial chapters of the California story, including Spanish colonists at Old Monterey, fortune seekers in Gold Country, the ill-fated Donner Party, and native tribes on the North Coast.


Best Educational Program, International Wildlife Film Festival
Best Documentary, Yosemite Film Festival
Merit Award for Historical Perspective, Montana CINE in Missoula, MT
Excellence in Feature Documentary, Accolades Film and Video Awards

Official Selection:
Wild and Scenic Film Festival