Bear Viewing in Alaska

Expert Techniques For A Great Adventure

Book Description

With almost 50,000 visitors traveling north every year to photograph and study bruins, bear viewing is perhaps Alaska's fastest growing tourist industry. Bear Viewing in Alaska is the only title specifically tailored to the unique needs of this demographic. With chapters devoted to the best places to view bears, what to expect once you get there, how to choose a viewing guide, and how to behave safely in bear country, this is an absolute must-have for any potential bear viewer. A selection of personal bear-encounter anecdotes enliven each chapter, entertaining even as they educate.

About Stringham, Steve

Dr. Stephen F. Stringham is an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska. He is the author of Beauty Within the Beast: Kinship With Bears in the Alaska Wilderness.