Kissimmee Basin

Kissimmee Basin: The Northern Everglades

“Elam Stoltzfus uses magnificent imagery and compelling testimonial to tell the story of the least understood and appreciated facet of Everglades restoration.”
— Evan Hirsche, President, National Wildlife Refuge Association

Discover the surprising stories from the Kissimmee basin: how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to restore the river; how a U.S. military base protects wildlife on its property; and how local ranchers are working with environmentalists to preserve the region. In this hour-long documentary, you’ll journey through Florida’s heartland down the wild Kissimmee, known as the headwaters of the Everglades.

Producer, Director & Cinematographer: Elam Stoltzfus

Screenwriter: Matthew Porter

Musician: Ian Weir

Narrator: Jim Fowler