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The Endangered Species Act’s 40th Birthday: Time for a Makeover?

The Endangered Species Act’s 40th Birthday: Time for a Makeover?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 2, 2013 11

On December 28, 1973, President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) into law. And, as with most of us who approach a 40th-birthday milestone, it’s time for reflection: have the act’s past four

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Nat Hab’s Own Brad Josephs Stars in New Discovery Channel Program on Alaska’s Grizzly Bears

Nat Hab’s Own Brad Josephs Stars in New Discovery Channel Program on Alaska’s Grizzly Bears

Emily Deemer May 9, 2013 2

We are proud to announce that Nat Hab’s very own guide Brad Josephs will be starring in Discovery Channel’s “Great Bear Stakeout,” a two hour special about the vulnerable American grizzly bear population of

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Rewilding: Reintroducing Wild Wood Bison to Alaska

Rewilding: Reintroducing Wild Wood Bison to Alaska

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 29, 2013 8

After more than 100 years of absence from the United States, a wild population of North America’s largest land mammal may soon be reintroduced to Alaska: wood bison. Larger than plains bison (Bison bison bison)—which

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Changing Minds with “Chasing Ice”

Changing Minds with “Chasing Ice”

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 11, 2012 5

Not since Al Gore’s 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth has such a powerful documentary feature film come out about the Earth’s changing climate. In the recently released Chasing Ice, National Geographic photographer James Balog

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Will Arctic Animals Be Able to Outrun a Tundra Turning to Forest?

Will Arctic Animals Be Able to Outrun a Tundra Turning to Forest?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2012 7

Hear the phrase “global warming,” and you immediately picture your hometown with a hotter climate. You imagine a line of more southerly plants marching northward to where you live. In turn, as they advance,

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Crittercam: Grizzly Bear Catches a Salmon

Crittercam: Grizzly Bear Catches a Salmon

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2012 2

Photos of grizzly bears catching salmon over Brooks Falls in Alaska (such as the one above, which I captured on a trip to Alaska in 2006) have become iconic images for the state and

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