July 16, 2019
Katmai Conservancy Ranger John Koster muses on science, Goethe, and the search for meaning in nature while staying up all night to count sockeye salmon jumping Brooks River Falls.
October 18, 2016
Ranger Julian reflects on his trip to the wild Moraine and Funnel Creeks .
September 04, 2016
Sockeye salmon are the heartbeat of Katmai National Park and Preserve. An ecological sacrifice, they face a gauntlet of challenges in order to fulfill their life’s purpose
July 31, 2016
The Bristol Bay fishery is a strictly regulated resource. Through carful management, we humans are able to feed ourselves and still ensure the bears have a chance to get fat for the hard winter ahead.
June 25, 2016
Ranger Daniel swims the Brooks River, finding another world of wildlife below the water's surface.
February 23, 2016
Nine bears can be seen in this photo taken from the Lower River Wildlife Viewing Platform in early July 2010. What were they doing there and what were the circumstances that brought them together? This photo tells a story of hunger, instinct, and survival.