Jacob Akerson

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  • Redwood National and State Parks

    This is the remarkable story of one of California’s most iconic places – the mighty redwood forest. We encourage you to use the Comments box below to share your thoughts, ideas, lesson plans, or tips with us and other teachers about how you used this film in your classroom or educational setting.  We will post educator comments below.

  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    At the interface of land and sea, and of two tectonic plates, Point Reyes National Seashore is one of the most stunningly beautiful and dynamic places on Earth.  This is the story of its history, its changing nature, and its future. We encourage you to use the Comments box below to share your thoughts, ideas, lesson plans, or […]

  • Lassen Volcanic National Park

    Home to steaming fumaroles, high mountain lakes, meadows sprinkled with wildflowers, and of course a landscape studded with volcanoes, Lassen Volcanic National Park is a symbol of California’s volcanic past as well as its future.  The film unveils the mysteries of the park’s volcanic origins, its stunning natural beauty and its preservation. We encourage you to use the […]

  • Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State Park

    In the heart of Los Angeles lies a natural jewel and beacon of change for this urban and sprawling city.  Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State Park is a powerful symbol and example of our changing relationship with nature.  The film explores the history and future face of change in one of California’s most urban places. We encourage you to […]

  • Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

    In the deserts of southern California lies a vast and beautiful landscape with a surprising past.  Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California and one of its best kept secrets.  The film tells the story of the park’s surprising past and what lies ahead for this stunning desert landscape. We encourage you to use the Comments box below to […]