The main sharacter is a young teenaged girl. She has to go live with her aunt, I think. Then she falls in love with the scenic outdoors near the ocean and finds a seal. She names the seal, Laura, ... she teaches the seal to fetch a letter, well it sort of worked out. She ends up getting to go to school to learn how to preserve nature, land, and the animals. The young lady is epecially upset with another character in the movie that shoots animals just for their pelts but at the end of the movie, she teaches him to understand her ways more and they become neighborly and friendly.