Katmai Terrane


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Bears. Salmon. Volcanoes. Wilderness. Culture. These are the terranes of Katmai. Each is distinct, but in combination these features create a place like no other. Read about the uniqueness of Katmai in this blog.

American Wolf Wars

September 25, 2016 Posted by: David Kopshever

Looking back at American history with the wolf shows why human concepts of morality and ethics should never be imposed upon wild animals.


Salmon of The Coast

September 20, 2016 Posted by: Robert Evans

Brooks Camp and Katmai’s coastal life cycles are more similar than you think.


In The Eye of The Camera

September 01, 2016 Posted by: Kaitlyn Kunce

The Changing Tides Project hopes to better understand the connection between brown bears and marine mammals. With the placement of remote cameras this year on two islands along Katmai’s coast, researchers hope to capture on camera predation.


The Second X Chromosome

July 28, 2016 Posted by: Kaitlyn Kunce

Why do researchers for the Changing Tides project pick female bears over males? A big boar may run the show at Brooks Falls, but on the coast the celebrities are the sows.


Last updated: April 14, 2015

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