As sustainability director at Peak Design, I recently produced a short film with Ben Moon called Grizzly Country about Doug Peacock (father of former Thacher classmate, Laurel Peacock ’00). The film will be premiering at Banff Film Festival this fall and also screened at Wild & Scenic Film Fest in January before a public release. The film has been a passion project undoubtedly stemming from the love of the wild instilled in me during my time at Thacher.
Film description: After serving in the Vietnam War, author and eco-warrior Doug Peacock spent years alone in the Wyoming and Montana wilderness observing grizzly bears. This time in the wild changed the course of his life. With the protection of Yellowstone grizzlies now under threat, Peacock reflects on the importance of wilderness and why he continues to fight for wild causes.
Annie Nyborg CdeP 2000