Mysteries of the Driftless Wins Emmy

We’re so excited to bring you the news of our recent Emmy win for our documentary with the Mississippi Valley Conservancy, Mysterys of the Driftless. Here is the television coverage of the event.

We shot the film in 2011 and released it a year later. The film has been a huge success for us we’re so happy to showcase the work local conservation groups are doing in the area, particularly that of the MVC. If you haven’t seen the film here it is, in full,  on Youtube.

I’d also like to give a special thanks to Rob Nelson and Dan Bertalan for making the film and Tim Jacobson and George Howe for believing in us to make it happen via the MVC. Read up more on the project here.

Emmy win Dan Bertalan

Thanks to the orgs that supported production of the film:

  • Mississippi Valley Conservancy
  • Untamed Science
  • Wisconsin Public Television
  • Riverland Conservancy
  • Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
  • The Prairie Enthusiasts
  • Current Designs Kayaks
  • La Crosse Community Foundation
  • Gundersen Memorial Fund
  • Vernon County Tourism Council
  • Radisson Hotel La Crosse
  • Paul E. Stry Foundation
  • Coulee Region Trout Unlimited
  • Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
  • D. B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership
  • NewGround, Inc.
  • Visjonær Consulting & Communications
Rob nelson on Stick Emmy Award
Dan Holding up Rob Nelson’s head during the celebration speach

Written by Rob Nelson

Rob is an ecologist from the University of Hawaii. He is the co-creator and director of Untamed Science. His goal is to create videos and content that are entertaining, accurate, and educational. When he's not making science content, he races whitewater kayaks and works on Stone Age Man.

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