Worth Fighting For: People Protecting the Great Lakes

Network:  Public Broadcasting


  • Emmy, Best Photography
  • Emmy, Writing
  • Telly, Silver Apple
  • National Educational Media Awards, Silver Medal

Narration: James Taylor

A co-production with Duncan Entertainment.

The documentary highlights four stories that illustrate development issues relating to the ecosystem of the Great Lakes and what the rest of the nation can learn from their results. Narrated by acclaimed musician, James Taylor, Worth Fighting For strives to maintain a balanced look at development and conservation.

Three years in the making, Worth Fighting For: People Protecting the Great Lakes includes extensive filming in four coastal communities faced with different choices between development and conservation. Their choices both inspire and enlighten.

Original music for the production was composed and performed by Peter Buffett (Dances With Wolves/ 500 Nations).

Running time: 56 minutes