“I’m excited to share the latest project from Higher Ground: Our Great National Parks. Some of my favorite memories are from the trips our family has taken to national parks over the years, and this series will take viewers on a journey to some of the most incredible places in the world.” –Barack Obama
Streaming giant Netflix just released the trailer to a new 5 part documentary series narrated by former President Barack Obama. Our Great National Parks will explore natural wonders across 5 continents including Monterey Bay, California, Kenya’s Tsavo National Park, Indonesia’s Gunung Leuser National Park, the Chilean Patagonia and more.The series premieres April 13, 2022.
“As President, I was proud to protect more land and water than any administration in history. And preserving our national parks and wildlife for the next generation is still one of my top priorities. That’s why we’ll be working with the Wildlife Conservation Society to encourage folks to get out in nature and help protect the world’s wildlife and wild spaces.”
From the executive producer of Blue Planet II comes OUR GREAT NATIONAL PARKS, a breathtaking five-part series executive produced and narrated by President Barack Obama – who protected more public lands and waters than any other U.S. President in history – that invites viewers to experience nature in the world’s most iconic national parks. Spanning five continents, the series brims with wonder, humor, and optimism as each episode tells the story of a national park through the lives of its wildest residents — both big and exceptionally small — and explores our changing relationship with wilderness. Traveling from the waters of Monterey Bay, California, to the bright red soil of Kenya’s Tsavo National Park, the lush rainforests of Indonesia’s Gunung Leuser National Park, the majestic terrain of Chilean Patagonia, and more, OUR GREAT NATIONAL PARKS beckons us to get out and explore, create new ways for these wild places to thrive, and vigorously preserve them for future generations to come. This series is a Wild Space production in association with Higher Ground Productions and Freeborne Media.