ANWR is a remarkable place to visit. Take a look at some images, videos and informative articles about the refuge. I’m currently compiling a series of articles and posts I’ve written on the refuge over the years into an eBook. be sure to subscribe to the blog to receive a notifier when it’s finalized.
We offer rafting float trips, photography tours and hiking and backpacking trips in the Refuge. The Canning River Rafting trip is always a blast. And to see polar bears, nowhere on earth beats our Polar Bear Photo Tour in the Refuge. Amazing creatures.
Hey Folks Wrapped up another year, and to start off the new year, here’s a look back at some of our favorite images from 2019. And we look forward to making a whole lot more, along with a vertitable bevvy of more fun photos, this year. Enjoy,
Click the above image to view a larger version of the photo. Hey folks, A little known fact, but an important one. Particularly if you’re a penguin. “Arktos” is an an ancient Greek word for “bear”. “Arctic” is a reference to bear.
Hey Folks Tonight we have some rather ugly news. Sadly, I present to you that portion of the US Tax Bill passed by the US Senate tonight that seriously threatens a place very dear to me. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, as it’s casually called. Click to read it and weep. “The Secretary […]
Hey Folks, Wow, November is here already. Here’s an image from our Canning River Rafting trip in the ANWR this past summer. This year we took group of 6 people out in the refuge for 12 days, with 2 rafts, tons of food and we all had a blast. Fun trip, a great mix of […]
Hey folks, A nice short video of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from We Are The Arctic a grassroots coalition whose mission is to raise awareness for and protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Excellent cinematography that highlights the beauty and the wildness of this special place. It’s always a treat to return to […]
Large adult male polar bears can weigh over 1400lbs. Seriously? How big? We’ve all heard polar bears are the largest terrestrial carnivore, right? We’ll side-step the rather silly idea of labelling Ursus maritimus (Sea bear), a marine mammal, as a “land-based carnivore ” for the moment. Instead consider the point behind it. Polar bears are […]
Hey Folks, Few things are as cute as polar bear cub playing on the snow and ice. This young fella, and his siblings, were having a ball on this particular day. They’d just had a few days of harsh steady high winds and nobody likes that. The snow fell and after the winds died down […]