Katmai Terrane


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Bears. Salmon. Volcanoes. Wilderness. Culture. These are the terranes of Katmai. Each is distinct, but in combination these features create a place like no other. Read about the uniqueness of Katmai in this blog.

Notes from the Field: The Eye of the Wolf

September 28, 2017 Posted by: Clint Augustson

A close encounter with a coastal wolf leads to reflections on the inner complexity of a top predator and the value of protecting animals that are often feared and misunderstood.


Notes from the Field: Adagio of Life and Death

September 01, 2017 Posted by: Clint Augustson

Scenes of life and death on the Katmai coast can reveal both stories of renewal and stories of loss, often in the same events.


American Wolf Wars

September 25, 2016 Posted by: David Kopshever

Looking back at American history with the wolf shows why human concepts of morality and ethics should never be imposed upon wild animals.


Surprise Encounter

August 30, 2016 Posted by: Kelsey Griffin

Ranger Kelsey Griffin was in for a surprise one day in Hallo Bay. What was that wolf chasing in the shallow water?


A Day of Firsts

May 26, 2016 Posted by: Kaitlyn Kunce

The coast is a great place to view wolves. What has intrigued scientists is how wolves interact with the nearshore environment. Rangers Kelsey and Kaitlyn get more questions than answers, during a Marine Debris Survey.


Last updated: April 14, 2015

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