SAVING THE BAY
ABOUT THE PROJECT
From the Gold Rush to the Golden Gate Bridge, through World’s Fairs and World Wars, San Francisco Bay has been central to the identity of one of the nation’s leading economic, academic, recreational and cultural regions. Narrated by Robert Redford, SAVING THE BAY explores the history of San Francisco Bay with four one-hour episodes tracing the Bay from its geologic origins following the last ice age through years of catastrophic exploitation to restoration efforts of today. The spectacular high definition series takes viewers on an unforgettable journey around the waters of the Bay Area’s most treasured natural resource.
SAVING THE BAY received four regional Emmy awards including for Best Documentary in May, 2010.