Achieving Balance

Endangered seabirds on Anacapa Island were in significant decline due to predation by the non-native Black Rat. In order to restore balance to the Anacapa Island ecosystem, a group of non-profit, government, and educational organizations came together to remove the predators. Ten years later the flora and fauna of the island, including listed seabirds, is showing profound results of recovery.

This short piece is featured on the Channel Islands National Park website and a longer piece is displayed in the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center.

Click here to view the 15 minute version.

Written and Directed by: Kevin White
Narration by: Peter Coyote
Editors: John Dutton & Susan Utell
Camera: Kevin White & Don Starnes