A coastal brown bear doomed to death by a snare around her neck was saved by Katmai National Park and Preserve rangers and biologists who were able to remove the snare, and tatoo her for future identification, in a quickly performed procedure.
Katmai National Park and Preserve
Opposites do attract...the viewer's eye. Rebecca Latson offers up a few more handy techniques for you to try out during your next visit to a national park.
Regulations will be developed for gathering of "wild, renewable resources" on national park lands in Alaska where it is allowed.
The National Park Service, responding to the state of Alaska's liberalized hunting seasons for predators, is proposing to shorten the hunting seasons in some of its units in the state.
Of all the photos you've taken during your 2013 national park visits, do you have any particular favorites? Contributing photographer Rebecca Latson has chosen five of her own favorites and explains why they are favorites.
Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska is world-renowned for its brown bears that while away their days fishing in the Brooks River. But the park also has a rich archaeological history, one that shows human life there dating back at least 4,500 years.
Another national park has added its camping reservations system to the recreation.gov portal. At Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska, this means you can go online to reserve campsites at Brooks Camp and other destinations in the park.
For the most part, a visit to Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska, is going to be either for the sport fishing or the bear photography. Usually, not much is mentioned regarding landscape photography within the park. That being said, there *are* all sorts of landscape photo ops waiting to be captured within that amazing place.
“Walk quickly!” the ranger urgently called out to the two of us as we were halfway across the floating bridge between Brooks Lodge and the Lower Platform. Without another word, my fellow photo tour attendee and I hefted our tripods with supertelephotos attached and “walked (very) quickly” across to the opposite gate nearest the platform before they closed down the bridge for a morning “bear jam.”