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Glaciers: Defying Physics While Moving Down Mountains

Glaciers: Defying Physics While Moving Down Mountains

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 2, 2019 0

I count glaciers among my favorite things. They come in beautiful shades of blue, they’re cold and they’re ephemeral. But how can I describe something as old and massive as a glacier as short-lived

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Traveler Story: The Magic of Autumn’s Solitude at Brooks Falls

Natural Habitat Adventures January 30, 2019 0

By Nat Hab Traveler Phyllis Posner | Bears of Brooks Falls: Solitude Season It is the end of the season. As we walk through Katmai National Park each day, there are several bears left, still

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Traveler Story: Finding a Personal Connection With the Brown Bears of Brooks Falls

Traveler Story: Finding a Personal Connection With the Brown Bears of Brooks Falls

Natural Habitat Adventures January 29, 2019 0

By Nat Hab Traveler Valerie Van Griethuysen  | Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari I experienced countless memorable moments during my Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari. There was the clear view of Mt. Denali on our last evening, seeing

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Wilderness: Lost and Found

Wilderness: Lost and Found

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 29, 2019 5

Today, little more than 20 percent of the world can still be considered “wilderness.” That’s not a lot, especially when you weigh the benefits that those few designated areas provide. In the last two

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When Is the Best Time to Go to Alaska to See Grizzly Bears?

When Is the Best Time to Go to Alaska to See Grizzly Bears?

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 27, 2019 0

By Emily Goodheart Kautz, Content Marketing Manager at Natural Habitat Adventures Our excursions into Katmai National Park and Preserve vary widely from one month to the next due to differences in bear behavior and activity.

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Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2019 3

Being an inveterate introvert, I avoid large crowds—well, really, even groups of people numbering 15 or more—like the plague. Yet the places that call to me are some of the most jam-packed because they

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The Year-Round Land of Evergreens: the Taiga

The Year-Round Land of Evergreens: the Taiga

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2019 3

It’s mid-January, the time some people call the “doldrums,” a period of feeling low energy and a lack of motivation after the Christmas and New Year season of celebration and parties. It can be

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Realizations from a River in Alaska

Realizations from a River in Alaska

WWF December 5, 2018 0

I am in a river. IN a river. In Alaska at Brooks Falls, and I can’t go anywhere because a bear has plopped herself down 25 yards away from me, my group, and our

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