Restoration Gone Wild
Pinto Abalone Restoration : San Juan Islands, WADVD - 2009
This film showcases different aspects of recovering abalone populations in Washington state from spawning adult brood animals, to tending juveniles during months of grow-out, to careful reintroduction into the wild. It is a big undertaking involving conservation genetics, state-of-the-art hatchery rearing techniques and substantial collaboration between scientists, resource managers, tribes and community groups.
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