Kodiak Brown Bears

A Different Culture The bears in Kodiak are different than other bears I’ve been around. Like people, various populations have their own cultures and dialects.  The body language that might tell a Katmai bear to settle down would send a Kodiak brown bear running over … Continue readingKodiak Brown Bears

Saying Goodbye

I’m saying goodbye to this land that I’ve loved and nurtured, and that has nurtured me back. We arrived in June 2009 to a sterile, weedy landscape. Morning glory vines had overrun all of the landscape beds, their long tendril roots anchored firmly through the … Continue readingSaying Goodbye

A Fed Bear

A guest post by Rob I went out fishing during our most recent stay in Alaska at Silver Salmon Creek Lodge in Lake Clark National Park. One afternoon I went out with a guide and another couple to fish. We fished a bend in the … Continue readingA Fed Bear