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katmai bear steps across timbers of tongass bear’s house

Katmai bears live on the mostly treeless Alaska Peninsula.  Tongass bears live in old-growth temperate rainforests (metaphorically, the Bear’s House) nearly a week’s sail eastward across the Gulf of Alaska. Mitochondrial DNA shows the two brown bear populations have been isolated

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katmai bear steps across timbers of tongass bear’s house

Katmai bears live on the mostly treeless Alaska Peninsula.  Tongass bears live in old-growth temperate rainforests (metaphorically, the Bear’s House) nearly a week’s sail eastward across the Gulf of Alaska. Mitochondrial DNA shows the two brown bear populations have been isolated

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billy connolly narrates great bear stakeout like a bear

Great Bear Stakeout (BBC, BBC Worldwide, Discovery Channel) narrated by Billy Connolly is airing again this week in the U.K. and Australia. The Scottish actor, comedian and presenter didn’t need to step onto grizzly ground with us in Alaska to deliver

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billy connolly narrates great bear stakeout like a bear

Great Bear Stakeout (BBC, BBC Worldwide, Discovery Channel) narrated by Billy Connolly is airing again this week in the U.K. and Australia. The Scottish actor, comedian and presenter didn’t need to step onto grizzly ground with us in Alaska to deliver

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my life as a turkey no turkey

My Life as a Turkey (BBC, Passion Pictures, THIRTEEN) has become an award winner thanks to the strength of a great story and some well-crafted filmmaking. Great Bear Stakeout (BBC, Discovery Channel) cameraman, Mark Smith brought his talents to Florida to film this documentary

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my life as a turkey no turkey

My Life as a Turkey (BBC, Passion Pictures, THIRTEEN) has become an award winner thanks to the strength of a great story and some well-crafted filmmaking. Great Bear Stakeout (BBC, Discovery Channel) cameraman, Mark Smith brought his talents to Florida to film this documentary

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n. scott momaday narrates katmai alaska’s wild peninsula

Filmmaker, John Grabowska announced PBS will air Katmai, Alaska’s Wild Peninsula July 5th. A longer version, Ends of the Earth recently premiered at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center with Katmai National Park Superintendent, Diane Chung in attendance. Pulitzer Prize winning

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n. scott momaday narrates katmai alaska’s wild peninsula

Filmmaker, John Grabowska announced PBS will air Katmai, Alaska’s Wild Peninsula July 5th. A longer version, Ends of the Earth recently premiered at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center with Katmai National Park Superintendent, Diane Chung in attendance. Pulitzer Prize winning

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wetlands morning noon and night, author school visits

buck wilde image, dragonfly nymph, cattails, swamp spider, canon 7d, canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6L, canon 25mm extension tube II, monfrotto 504 hd head, gitzo 1340 tripod Wetlands are great places for kids to learn about ecosystems and productive locations for nature

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wetlands morning noon and night, author school visits

buck wilde image, dragonfly nymph, cattails, swamp spider, canon 7d, canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6L, canon 25mm extension tube II, monfrotto 504 hd head, gitzo 1340 tripod Wetlands are great places for kids to learn about ecosystems and productive locations for nature

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water ouzel nest springtime in the rockies

buck wilde image, water ouzel nest, canon 7d, canon 500mm f/4.5L, springtime in the rockies, studio 2 photography by chuck fong, art margaux, frasier street, state college, pixels and pinot april 19, 7-9 pm   The American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus) or water

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water ouzel nest springtime in the rockies

buck wilde image, water ouzel nest, canon 7d, canon 500mm f/4.5L, springtime in the rockies, studio 2 photography by chuck fong, art margaux, frasier street, state college, pixels and pinot april 19, 7-9 pm   The American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus) or water

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homo sapiens grizzly bears the omnivore’s dilemma

buck wilde image, canon 7d, canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS lens, grizzly bear grazing sedges               In The Omnivore’s Dilemma (Penguin Press, 2006), award-winning author, Michael Pollan compares industrial, organic-industry and subsistence food chains. Unlike modern humans hooked on

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homo sapiens grizzly bears the omnivore’s dilemma

buck wilde image, canon 7d, canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS lens, grizzly bear grazing sedges               In The Omnivore’s Dilemma (Penguin Press, 2006), award-winning author, Michael Pollan compares industrial, organic-industry and subsistence food chains. Unlike modern humans hooked on

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great bear stakeout wilderness campsite inhabited halocene epoch

Living with wolves and bears on the Alaska Peninsula wilderness twenty three years ago, it was easy but incorrect to imagine being the first human to walk on countless game trails over a foot deep. A pattern of earthen mounds

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great bear stakeout wilderness campsite inhabited halocene epoch

Living with wolves and bears on the Alaska Peninsula wilderness twenty three years ago, it was easy but incorrect to imagine being the first human to walk on countless game trails over a foot deep. A pattern of earthen mounds

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animal communication and understanding the natural world in new ways

Attenborough’s Life Stories: Understanding the Natural World (PBS, Nature) focuses on science reshaping our views of the natural world over David’s filmmaking career. My 1 February post branched out from David’s second episode to look at what DNA science tells us about

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animal communication and understanding the natural world in new ways

Attenborough’s Life Stories: Understanding the Natural World (PBS, Nature) focuses on science reshaping our views of the natural world over David’s filmmaking career. My 1 February post branched out from David’s second episode to look at what DNA science tells us about

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science illuminates natural world with new paradigms

Episode Two, Attenborough’s Life Stories: Understanding the Natural World (PBS, Nature) touches on scientific breakthroughs over David’s filmmaking career that reshaped our views of the natural world. If you’ve missed this episode or David’s preceding presentation about filmmaking technology, you can

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science illuminates natural world with new paradigms

Episode Two, Attenborough’s Life Stories: Understanding the Natural World (PBS, Nature) touches on scientific breakthroughs over David’s filmmaking career that reshaped our views of the natural world. If you’ve missed this episode or David’s preceding presentation about filmmaking technology, you can

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