Winter's coating of snow on the Beaver Pond Trail at Lake Clark National Park.
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
National Park Service biologist Grant Hilderbrand discusses the bear collaring portion of the Changing Tides Project, a research project examining the interconnections between intertidal invertebrates, bears and humans in Katmai and Lake Clark National Parks and Preserves.
Hot, dry conditions are feeding wildlfires in Alaska and in some National Park System units in the western half of the Lower 48.
Fire danger in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska and the Iliamna Lake region is very high and approaching extreme as prolonged hot, dry and windy weather has dried park vegetation. These conditions mean that given an ignition source, new fires may readily start and spread quickly.
Whether you were looking to improve your technical expertise with a camera, or curious about the thought processes that professional photographers went through in framing their photos, Contributing Photographers Deby Dixon and Rebecca Latson covered the bases for you through the past 12 months. Here for your review, and just a click away, are the columns they wrote in 2014.
National Park Service officials, looking to offset the recent liberalization of Alaska state hunting regulations, are proposing regulations that aim to better protect predators from hunters. The comment period on the proposed regulations runs out Wednesday.
Photography In The National Parks: Katmai Or Lake Clark National Parks, Which Is Best For Bear Photography?
So you can't decide between Katmai National Park or Lake Clark National Park for your bear viewing photography? Rebecca Latson weighs in on comparisons between the two.
Photography In The National Parks: Digitally Capturing The Bears In Lake Clark National Park And Preserve
Having focused on the bears during her 2014 photo tour of Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Rebecca Latson returns to give us some tips on how she captured those shots and how you can use these insights to get amazing bear images of your own.
Regulations will be developed for gathering of "wild, renewable resources" on national park lands in Alaska where it is allowed.