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Video: Billy Frank Jr. and the River of Kings

New documentaries in the Saving the Ocean series by filmmakers Chedd-Angier and hosted by renowned scientist Carl Safina track the progress of the Nisqually and their  top salmon advocate, Billy Frank Jr.

 

A black and white photo of Billy fishing in 1973.An unusual coalition of tribal leaders, private partners and government agencies is working to restore Washington’s Nisqually River from its source in the glaciers of Mount Rainier to the estuary that empties into Puget Sound. Led by the Nisqually tribe, the restoration aims to fill the river once again with abundant, magnificent wild salmon.  New documentaries in the Saving the Ocean series by filmmakers Chedd-Angier and hosted by renowned scientist Carl Safina track the progress of the Nisqually and their  top salmon advocate, Billy Frank Jr.

Watch the River of Kings episodes below.

 

River of Kings, Part 1

 


 

 

 

 

River of Kings, Part 2