is a naturalist interpreter specializing in bear biology and ecology of the North Country. He attended the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, graduating with a B.S. in wildlife biology in 1999, and since then has worked as a biological research tech on various projects throughout Alaska. He has guided numerous professional photographers, photography workshop participants, bear viewers and film crews on brown bear expeditions along the remote coast of Katmai National Park since 2002. He has also led photography-focused polar bear expeditions to Churchill, Manitoba, since 2007. In addition to being a “bear junkie” and wildlife photographer, Brad’s hobbies include botany, gardening, bird watching, and volunteering with the Homer, Alaska volunteer fire department as an EMT. Brad’s love of wildlife has led him on numerous solo adventures throughout the world including trips to Borneo, Central America, the Amazon, China, Africa, Sri Lanka and India.