Alaska National Parks Discovery Series: Red Gold: Giving a Voice to the People Of Bristol Bay
April 21, 2009
As Bristol Bay's wild salmon prepare to race for spawning grounds in and around Lake Clark and Katmai National Parks and Preserves, Red Gold triumphantly returns to Anchorage after sweeping top honors at independent film festivals worldwide. This stunning documentary film captures local subsistence, sport and commercial fishing families hard at work and sharing their thoughts and fears about how the proposed Pebble Mine may transform the region and one of the world's last remaining intact wild salmon fisheries.
Alaska National Parks Discovery Series: Fish On! Casting a Line Alongside Katmai Bears
March 31, 2009
Katmai National Park's Brooks River area is world-famous for brown bear viewing as well as a world-class fishery for sockeye salmon and rainbow trout. Join Alaska's best-known woman fly fishing guide Pudge Kleinkauf of Women's Flyfishing as she describes the excitement of sharing rivers with the Katmai bears and reveals why "there's no place like Brooks".
Cinematographer Daniel Zatz and sound recording naturalist Richard Nelson set out to film the natural treasures and human traditions of the Brooks Range. Using the newest, state-of-the-art high definition equipment, they captured stories as old as the mountains.
Alaska National Parks Discovery Series: Travels Through a Troubled Arctic
March 11, 2008
On a 300-mile traverse of Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, Noatak National Preserve and the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska on foot and via packraft, Brad Meiklejohn was struck by the immediate impacts of climate change upon Alaska's Central Arctic.
Alaska National Parks Discovery Series: Adventure In the Wrangell Mountains: A Tale Of Power
February 17, 2008
Paul Hanis of Kennicott Wilderness Guides experienced the wild and sublime during a 160-mile solo trek In the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Paul will reflect on the unique battles a solo adventurer often has with oneself as he shares photos and stories from his backcountry challenge.
Alaska National Parks Discovery Series: Lake Clark's Dena'ina Trails: A Historic And Intimate View
February 12, 2008
John Branson, NPS Historian, and Dan Oberlatz of Alaska Alpine Adventure reveal traditional and modern views of trails across Lake Clark National Park & Preserve, explored first as travel routes of the Dena'ina Athabascan people and rediscovered by today's intrepid adventurers.
Alaska National Parks Discovery Series: Katmai Bears: Step Out of Your World and Into Theirs!
January 29, 2008
Chris and Ken Day, bear-viewing guides from Homer, Alaska, are excited to share their stunning photographs and thrilling tales of adventure from 20 years of walking peacefully among the famous brown bears of Katmai National Park and Preserve.