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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It doesn’t get more majestic or peaceful than this, even when sea planes glide gently from bay to sky.
NPR has picked up on our brown bear superstar, Holly, with Melissa Block’s interview of Ranger Roy and a segment titled: In Alaska, An Uncommon Act Of Maternal Love.
Meet one of our newest bears on the Bear Cam. Viewer riverrock :0) has helped with our Citizen Science and offers this excellent description of our quick-footed bear.