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Student Art inspired by stories

One of the unexpected treats of being an author is getting to see student art inspired by Surviving Bear Island. On a recent school visit where the entire Freshman Class had read Surviving Bear Island, I had great time in the Library telling them some of the true stories behind the stories in the book and fielding questions. 154 more words

Alaska

Voyages into History: Captain Cook's Voyages of Discovery

Welcome back to “Voyages into History,” this week we are very excited to share with you rare antique prints and maps documenting some of the voyages and discoveries of Captain James Cook. 881 more words

Antique Prints And Maps

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

Alaska

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

Travel

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