Drew hamilton has been fighting the threat of pebble mine in alaskas bristol bay region for over a decade. He wrote the great american bear, a coffetable book, with biologist and photographer lynn rogers of minnesota. Local estes park author and photographer launches book to. In the late 1990s, drew hamilton followed an old timer who lived on a homestead in alaskas lake clark national park, on the alaska peninsula, to a sedge meadow loaded with brown bears. Guess what it is crawling with bears and is 12 miles from the most popular bear viewing spot in lake clark. The travel bug bit him hard as a teenager when his family lived on the black sea coast of bulgaria, their base for exploring turkey, greece, ukraine and western russia. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading gift of. Drews enthusiasm and love of sharing information about bears was unbelievable. Alaska writer and biologist jeff fair wrote the book over a tenyear period. The travel bug bit him hard as a teenager when his family lived on the black sea coast of bulgaria, their base for exploring turkey, greece, ukraine.
Join drew hamilton, nat hab expedition leader and bear expert extraordinaire, as he takes us behind the scenes of a nat hab grizzly trip on alaskas katmai coast. A book is also a considerate option when giving to an acquaintance such as. Close encounter with a brown bear by drew hamilton dailymotion. Helping to bring appreciation and conservation to bears and other wildlife worldwide. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Video shot at the mcneil river state game sanctuary, known for its large bear population. Thank you drew hamilton have been enjoying this today. Third edition photo id books are highly recommended for. They are items that provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient. They are a onesizefitsall solution to the problem of what to buy for a loved one. The densest concentration of brown bears on earth can be found in summer at the mcneil river state game sanctuary. Chenik creek is located in the mcneil river state game refuge on the north end of the alaska.
Tom griffin, and drew hamilton made great presentations on the 20. When guy realized why bears were climbing on his boat, it was almost too late to escape alive duration. A brown bear fishing at the mouth of chenik creek appears overwhelmed by the number of salmon jumping. Home trips conservation trips trips why guides catalog enewsletter book. Drew hamilton born in alaska and raised in the wilds of iowa, drew spent countless hours outdoors as a youth building forts along the iowa river and delivering an incalculable number of newspapers. Local estes park author and photographer launches book to help. Local resident dawn wilson and coauthor, drew hamilton, announced today the launch of a new bookbears of the alaska peninsulato raise awareness about brown bears on the alaska peninsula and a proposed mine that will forever change the bears habitat in the region.
A brown bear at mcneil river in alaska sits next to a group of bear viewers as he checks out the river below. Born in alaska and raised in the wilds of iowa, drew spent countless hours. A day in the life of an alaska grizzly guide katmai. A wilderness guide, and president of notforprofit friends of mcneil river, drew has spent thousands of hours in this pristine wilderness, in the company of what many would consider alaskas most iconic species, the brown bear. Video captures upclose encounter with alaskan brown bear daily. A chum salmon darts by a fishing bear the the falls. Close encounter with a brown bear by drew hamilton youtube. Published on jan 5, 2016 join drew hamilton, nha expedition leader and bear expert extraordinaire, as he takes us behind the scenes of a nat hab grizzly trip on alaskas katmai coast. Brown bears can be depended on to be consistent, aumiller said, especially when human behavior is consistent. Bears on the frontline interview with drew hamilton. Courtesy photo drew hamilton a brown bear has a snack with her spring cub in the mcneil river refuge.1006 128 1342 577 446 946 892 338 894 1031 806 703 116 449 103 1502 841 1048 1468 880 513 331 860 1250 859 1460 1262 267 1290 773 304 1444 1352 571 750 415 240 611