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Artist in Residency at Fish Camp

The National Park Service (NPS) Artist in Residency program provides opportunities for artists to create art in our National Parks. Painter Jessica Bryant recently spent a month in the Western Arctic Parklands, and visited the joint NPS/WCS whitefish ecology study taking place in the lagoons of Cape Krusenstern National Monument. 61 more words


Ko Olina, Hawaii: The Hidden Gem of Oahu

Now, I know what you may be thinking. Oahu? We’ve done Oahu! Besides, Waikiki is too touristy.

Ah, but you’ve never done Oahu Ko Olina… 787 more words


Ice, Ice Baby

Today was like no other.  We woke up to sunshine and warm weather.  The roads were good and the sites were breathtaking.  I took over 200 photos today.   314 more words


Lares Lagoons

Each day merged into one and it felt as if we had been walking without rest for weeks on end. The heat was intense and the air was thin. 497 more words


Fascinating Planet

In the listening/speaking class I taught last year at the University of Minnesota, our textbook included a unit entitled “Fascinating Planet.”  That chapter featured national parks and protected areas around the world, including Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in Brazil.   118 more words

Brazil 2016

Paraty, Brazil: Cake, Cachaca and Cruises

Paraty, Brazil

This small colonial town was a massive highlight of my time in Brazil. As a destination it’s chilled to say the least, a very relaxed place on the coast, with stunning views and intriguing architecture. 638 more words


Arctic Feeding Frenzy

Arctic terns flew with effortless precision, as they plunged into the outflow of an Arctic lagoon, catching their prey and returning to their nesting sites just a few hundred yards away. 757 more words