February Highlights

Prince of Wales Island

The largest jewel in the mosaic of over 1,100 islands and submerged mountains that create Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago, Prince of Wales Island sits in the middle of the largest temperate rainforest in the world and one of earth’s last old-growth forests. Watch humpback whales breaching and dolphins leaping, see a black bear, an eagle, and perhaps even a wild gray wolf fishing for spawning salmon - all on the same day!


Reader's Report:
Mountain Gorillas!

A reader shares his experience trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. The gorillas had a surprise for everyone - including the professional trekkers! 

Wildlife Guide:
Gray Wolf

Human fear and misunderstanding brought gray wolves to the brink of extinction, but new understanding of the apex predator's role in a healthy ecosystem offers hope. 

Stop - Look - Listen

From the Archive: A children's game, the first step in getting to know nature, or a quiet meditation in the woods.  A quick activity to connect with nature, no matter where you are.

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