Amy Condra

Lingering among the brown bears of Pack Creek

I fumble for my binoculars, scanning the mud flat at Pack Creek. And there it is: A brown bear walking along the stream’s rocky banks. The animal moves in a way that seems almost casual. Then suddenly, swiftly, it plunges its paw into the creek. Water flies in all directions as the bear pulls out a wriggling pink salmon. Read more

Lessons on living in hunt country

The Alaskan landscape is one of the most dangerous places in North America.

Here, tourists may be struck by calving glaciers, fishermen... Read more

Uncover mysteries of region's bat species

Fruits and flowers ripen into lush, succulent shades, bodies of water, gleaming and still, trees swaying rhythmically across a sultry twilight —... Read more

‘Writing Eden:’ Wednesday lecture to feature poet Emily Wall

Alaska attracts adventurers, people who come for the tall mountains and the deep rivers, who envision themselves discovering something new even as... Read more

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