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 21, 2017
Discovering Katmai by air during an aerial survey provides wonder and valuable data over the abundance of the park
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.
September 01, 2017
Scenes of life and death on the Katmai coast can reveal both stories of renewal and stories of loss, often in the same events.
June 25, 2016
Ranger Daniel swims the Brooks River, finding another world of wildlife below the water's surface.
March 28, 2016
We’re quickly approaching prime time on the Naknek River cam. Here’s what to look for over the next month.
January 20, 2016
A recent Yellowstone Science article describes how a focus on individual animals limits our ability to preserve wildlife populations, but this is not true. Naming an animal, referring to its individuality, or connecting with it isn’t a weakness of the human condition or near-sighted. We must recognize the role of the individual in wildlife management, conservation, and especially in public appreciation.
July 01, 2015
One year ago, bearcam favorite 130 Tundra was found dead at the cut bank along Brooks River. Her death provided another example that bears face significant risk in their daily lives. What causes the death of a bear?
May 07, 2015
Bears at Brooks River are assigned numbers for monitoring, management, and identification purposes. Inevitably, some bears acquire nicknames from staff and these nicknames are shared with the public, but naming wild animals is not without controversy. Is it appropriate to name wild animals?