Film is colour, silent footage of rivers, mountains and lakes. Also shows some mechanical equipment for dredging and fishing in a river. The plane CF-BX1 is featured which was a Northern Airways Fairchild registered in the Yukon Territories.
Film begins with footage of the paddle boat Casca on the Yukon River. There is footage of vegetation and some birds. There is a northern settlement shown with smiling children, fish hanging to dry, sled dogs and wooden house. Float plane CF-BD? is shown right before a number of aerial shots of mountain ranges. There is also a sequence showing the packing of a smaller boat with what is presumably research gear in order to further in land with a local(?) guide.
Three versions/copies of the same film showing Bill Gunn in the field capturing audio of birds. All three of the films are spliced (presumably) from original footage. They are in various states of condition. Shown is Gunn's parabolic microphone as well as a variety of other audio equipment. One of the reels is attributed to W.H. Carrick.
Film distributed by Film Fare International that shows children playing, a variety of birds, and the setting up of bird boxes. This film was edited by Lucie Robin, written by Ed Hailwood and narrated by Helen Hutchison. The film was created with support from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council.