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Portage Glacier - Whittier, Alaska

March 6, 2016

Unfortunately Portage Glacier is melting and can no longer be seen easily from the road. If you look closely in the picture above, you can see a very small sliver of blue-colored glacier ice peaking out between the two mountains near the lake. 230 more words


America’s last frontier

By Jeff Allen

I have been visiting Alaska for several years now, this has been on a commercial basis, guiding groups of sea kayakers out of Whittier, which is a very unique little town nestled at the base of the Chugach mountain range and at the head of a fjord on Prince William Sound. 1,820 more words

The Paddler News

Kayaking Alaska's Surprise Cove

Surprise Cove State Marine Park Prince William Sound, Alaska An incredible kayaking adventure amidst the beauty of the Alaskan wild

Every summer, I get to escape the Lower 48 to visit my best friends, Robin and Rich. 1,192 more words


Did The Human-Warmed Ocean Just Kill 8,000 Murres?

Around the world, mass sea creature die-offs have been occurring at an alarming rate. Off the US West Coast alone, the past three years have seen severe losses along almost ever link of the marine food chain from sea stars, to salps, to crabs, to sea lions. 1,126 more words

Climate Change

Alaskan Sunset

Time has come for the curtain to fall on our Alaska series Denali to Kenai. This is the 23rd and last post in the series. 192 more words


Jelly Fish Bloom

Living in Cordova and having access to the ocean has been an adventure!! There is always something new to learn and observe.

While out on a boat during a work excursion in Prince William Sound a co-worker pointed out a variation in the water.  80 more words