Wild Earth rite-of-passage ceremony is captured by filmmaker

“The future will belong to the nature-smart: those individuals, families, businesses and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world, and who balance the virtual with the real. The more high-tech we become, the more nature we need.”

-- Richard Louv, The Nature Principle


Local screenwriter-turned-documentary-filmmaker Peter Ferland chose to focus his talents on capturing the rite-of-passage ceremony, sponsored by the Wild Earth Program, that led seven adolescent boys into the woods to individual spots in the Catskill Mountains to tend a . . .

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