#FridayVibes – Bears in Katmai, Alaska!

I love bears! It is such a privilege to be able to see these intensely intelligent mammals every summer. A bear I photographed as a cub several years ago is now an accomplished mother of three.

This year the salmon were late to arrive, but arrive they did and in great numbers. Every year is a bit different, and though I have commented on the numbers of cubs in the past, it seemed like this year was a bumper crop. Or maybe I was just photographing the same bear over and over and over…I can’t help it if she liked the camera!

As many of you are aware, this glorious region of the planet is under threat. If the Pebble Mine goes through, the bears will lose, the fish will lose, Alaskans will lose, and Earth will lose. It’s short term gain for the few and long-term destruction for the many. Please make your thoughts known to your congresspeople.

 

3 Responses to “#FridayVibes – Bears in Katmai, Alaska!”

  1. Bonnie Fisher says:

    Awesome!

  2. Raj says:

    Fabulous pictures ! Would love to do a trip with you

  3. Diane Miller says:

    Love the pix of the mama bear and her three cubs. Love the aerial shots of the landscape. Thanks for documenting and sharing the beauty of this earth that many of us might never see without your pictures.

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