By “The Artist Formerly Known as Ranger Mike” Fitz Since the bearcam has gone live, bear #83 has spent significant time fishing at Brooks Falls. This year he has a sizable wound on his left shoulder. Will this injury hinder his success at Brooks Falls or his overall survival?
Brown Bear season is gearing up in Alaska’s Katmai National Park! The live cams are back on and we’ve seen a few bears start fishing Brooks Falls. It’s the perfect time to introduce you to the Katmai Rangers who’ll be our guides to the summer of bear cams. Rangers Daniel Lombardi and David Kopshever join
By Mike Fitz Last week, Brooks River’s most famous bear family—435 Holly, her biological (now 2.5 year-old) female cub, and her adopted (now 3.5 year-old) male cub—were seen for a brief time at Brooks River. Last fall, the future of this family was a target for much speculation. Would 435 keep her cubs for another
For years each summer, as the brown bears of Alaska’s Katmai National Park awake from hibernation to feast on a river or salmon, Rangers Roy Wood and Mike Fitz have joined the Kodiaks in front of the cam to engage our community with experience and encyclopedic knowledge of the natural world.
Over in Katmai National Park we are capturing so many amazing photos of the brown bears! Take a look on the live cam to see if you are able to catch some gorgeous photos yourself. Here are five of the best photos of the week. Boy was it hard to narrow it down! Brown Bear