Director Biography – Mark Knight (THE GREAT ATCHAFALAYA BASIN)

A 25 year veteran of the travel and hospitality industries, Mark Knight is the co-founder of The Window Channel Network. His photography, video and virtual reality projects have garnered numerous awards and been featured in magazines, books and television. Mark lives in Austin, Texas.

Director Statement

Despite being the most important habitat for migratory birds in the Northern Hemisphere, one of the most productive wetlands in the world, and the last of its kind in North America, the Atchafalaya Basin is under siege. The Atchafalaya Basin faces threats from all fronts, including unsustainable and illegal cypress logging, increased sedimentation, privatization of public waters, illegal development, and lack of enforcement of environmental laws.

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