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NPR Interview With Explore.org Founder Charlie Annenberg

Want to go behind the scenes with explore.org? Check out the podcast interview with our Founder, Charlie Annenberg Weingarten on Marketplace Weekend with host Lizzie O’Leary. You can the transcript at Marketplace.org or listen to the full interview here!

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Brown Bear Sightings!

Great news! We just got some amazing news from Katmai National Park & Preserve: Bear #128 “Grazer” and all three of her yearling cubs stopped by for a visit to Brooks River this week. The family group will likely be on the move, looking for food, until the sockeye salmon return on their journey to

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Top Snapshots of the Week!

Once again, you explorers blow us away with the amazing snapshots you take every single day! Here are our top photos from this week! We can’t wait to see what photos you snap next week! Click here to see ALL the gorgeous snapshots taken by our community!

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Brown Bears: Spring Emergence

By Mike Fitz After a long winter, Katmai rouses in March and April. Daylight lengthens as the sun creeps progressively higher in the sky. Thaw weakens ice on ponds, lakes, and rivers. Flower buds open on willows, monopolizing the attention of queen bumblebees. Migratory songbirds begin to arrive and hibernating animals stir in their dens.

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Brown bear, where have you gone?

By “The Artist Formerly Known as Ranger Mike” Fitz As bear sightings dwindle along Brooks River, the Bear Cams still catch periodic glimpses of single bears and a few females with cubs. However, there’s a dearth of bears at Brooks River compare to peak bear times in July and September. Fall is a season of

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