Art’s photographic tour of Alaska has become the standard volume of its class. These 150 images take the reader from the lush Southeast to the singular Denali Mountain and across the northern tundra. The tenth anniversary edition of Alaska features gorgeous landscape-format photography, with sections including “Mountain,” “River and Lake,” “Tundra,” “Sea and Coast,” “Forest,” and “Island.” With text by Nick Jans, author of many books about Alaska, including The Grizzly Maze.
A titan of the American environmental movement has passed. Secretary of the Interior under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, Stewart Udall (January 31, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was largely responsible for the enactment of environmental laws in Johnson’s Great Society legislative agenda, including the Clear Air, Water Quality and Clean Water Restoration Acts and Amendments, the Wilderness Act of 1964, the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966, the Land and Water Conservation [Fund] Act of 1965, the Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965, the National Trail System Act of 1968, and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968.
Pictured here are a few photos from some of the lands protected under his tenure: Assateague Island National Seashore, Canyonlands National Park, North Cascades National Park, and Redwood National Park.