The Home Of The White Bear

Author Michael Engelhard has written a new essay collection, American Wild: Explorations from the Grand Canyon to the Arctic Ocean, and Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon. He lives in Fairbanks, Alaska and works as a wilderness guide in the Arctic.

Statement On Cindy Shogan’s Retirement

Statement from Betsy Loyless, chair of the Alaska Wilderness League board, announcing Cindy Shogan’s retirement and Alaska Wilderness League transition. After 18 years of fighting for the wild lands and waters of Alaska, Cindy Shogan announced her retirement to the board of the Alaska Wilderness League as of March 3, 2017.

The Circle Of Life In The Tongass

(This piece is posted with permission, and originally appeared in National Geographic.) 1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of your personal connection to nature. However small, when combined with the actions of others, your individual actions can impact real and tangible outcomes for the preservation of our planet.

A Prayer For The Arctic Refuge

A self-described mountain guide, polar and spiritual explorer, Ario Daniel Z’Hoo is preparing to embark on an once-in-a-lifetime expedition to protect one of wildest places on Earth: the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. For Ario, however, this is a return to a place that captured his heart more than a decade ago.