Weekend Watch: Grizzly Country

A 12-minute film about one man's dedication to the grizzlies and the wild home they share
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Grizzly Country, directed by Ben Moon and presented by Peak Design, spotlights the life of Doug Peacock, a Vietnam War veteran, author, and eco-warrior. He spent years alone in Wyoming and Montana observing grizzly bears and reconciling humans' fear of them. His story and tireless quest to protect the North American grizzly gear is a reminder that even things we fear deserve a voice, otherwise we risk losing them forever.

The film debuted as an official 2019 Banff Mountain Film Selection as well as a selection for the 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival.

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