October 21, 2020
A recap of the 2020 Fat Bear Week competition.
July 16, 2019
Katmai Conservancy Ranger John Koster muses on science, Goethe, and the search for meaning in nature while staying up all night to count sockeye salmon jumping Brooks River Falls.
September 28, 2017
A close encounter with a coastal wolf leads to reflections on the inner complexity of a top predator and the value of protecting animals that are often feared and misunderstood.
September 15, 2017
Visiting a bear health exam on the Changing Tides Project reveals the care scientists show in protecting and understanding these impressive animals.
September 01, 2017
Spending time around bears provides fascinating glimpses into their unique personalities and habits.
May 01, 2017
Beluga whales are a mysterious, little studied species that lives surprisingly close to Alaska's few major centers of human population.
October 18, 2016
We asked Ranger Michael Saxton some questions about his ongoing genetics study. Read what his project is all about!
June 15, 2016
The first step for the 2016 portion of the Changing Tides Project was a success! 10 female bears have been collared for the 2016 study year.
June 08, 2016
With only one year completed for the three year Changing Tides Project, we ended up with more questions than answers. Find out what we did learn in this 2015 review.
May 26, 2016
The coast is a great place to view wolves. What has intrigued scientists is how wolves interact with the nearshore environment. Rangers Kelsey and Kaitlyn get more questions than answers, during a Marine Debris Survey.
July 24, 2015
Before today, I had never laid eyes on a brown bear. My job today? Fly out to the coast of Katmai National Park to take photos and video of the team that has been collaring brown bears as a part of the Changing Tides project.