Alaska Trekker

Alaska is a 500,000 square mile adventure

The fresh, salty air energizes you. The cold, clear waters refresh you. The breathtaking, natural beauty renews you. There’s no place on earth like Alaska. Whether you’re a new visitor or returning, our five unique regions offer distinct experiences that will entice any traveler. We warmly invite you to explore our land and discover your ideal travel experience.

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Mastodons long gone from the north

Mastodons long gone from the north

By Ned Rozell

A long, long time ago, a hairy elephant stomped the northland, wrecking trees and shrubs as it swallowed twigs, leaves and bark. These mastodons left a few scattered […]

By |December 15th, 2014|Categories: Alaska, Alaska Science Forum, Ned Rozell|0 Comments

Robert Redford on Oil Dependency

Cities like Seattle are joining with others around the world and taking on goals for green development, while states like Colorado are passing bond initiatives for transit and new requirements for clean energy.
By |December 19th, 2014|Categories: Alaska|0 Comments

Alaska Blackfish In A World Of Its Own

Alaska Blackfish In A World Of Its Own

By Ned Rozell

Imagine a shallow lake north of Hughes, in the cold heart of Alaska. In frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of ice. The […]

By |December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Alaska, Alaska Science Forum, Fish, Ned Rozell|0 Comments

Salmon nose deep into Alaska ecosystems

Salmon nose deep into Alaska ecosystems

By Ned Rozell

During a good year in Bristol Bay, a surge of more than 100 million pounds of sockeye salmon fights its way upstream, spawns, and dies. In Bristol Bay […]

By |December 25th, 2014|Categories: Alaska, Alaska Science Forum, Fish, Ned Rozell, Salmon|0 Comments

Alaska’s fish are very clean

Alaska’s fish are very clean

By Ned Rozell

Though buffered by many hundreds of miles from the world’s industrial centers, the far north is not as pristine as it seems. Scientists have found dioxins in the breast […]

By |December 28th, 2014|Categories: Alaska, Alaska Science Forum, Ned Rozell|0 Comments

Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

Journey into the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

By Ned Rozell

One hundred years after the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century, the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes is still a moonscape of ash and volcanic […]

By |December 25th, 2014|Categories: Alaska, Alaska Science Forum, Ned Rozell|0 Comments

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