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Glacier Bay Podcasts: For Kids

Glacier Bay Podcasts: For Kids

Creating creative kids programs that entertain while providing facts about Glacier Bay is a part of the job that really appeals to Glacier Bay Park Ranger Steve Schaller. Steve is in charge of kids programs that are presented in Club Hal during the day spent in Glacier Bay. Club HAL has a dynamic youth staff…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Bears on the Beach

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Bears on the Beach

For Tania Lewis, being a Glacier Bay wildlife biologist is anything but a dull occupation. Lewis sees bears on a daily basis as they travel up and down the shoreline looking for food as they walk. That will grab your attention. Lewis also says that in her studies of these majestic animals, life for a…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Plants from the Deck

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Plants from the Deck

For visitors coming to Glacier Bay, the flora and fauna of the region can easily take a back seat to the dramatic calving of the glacier or the stunning tail flukes of Humpbacks feeding in the Bay’s current. But there’s a lot more to the region that keeps a naturalist like Ranger Fay Schaller excited….   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Glacier Bay Podcast: Goats and Bears

Glacier Bay Podcast: Goats and Bears

For Ranger Janene Driscoll, every day in Glacier Bay is unlike any before it. In fact, Driscoll says that the best day on the Bay is any day because you’re witnessing it change from day to day and even hour to hour. Even though a lot of rain falls in Glacier Bay, it creates snow…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Zuiderdam Postcards from Alaska

Zuiderdam Postcards from Alaska

We were lucky enough to be standing with all others on board taking in the breathtaking scenery of Glacier Bay when we all heard a thunderous roar…camera ready I got the shot! Down came a piece of the Glacier. It was amazing and something not everyone gets to witness. Our trip was amazing and the…   read more of “Zuiderdam Postcards…”

Neil’s Beautiful Reflection Photos, Part I

Neil’s Beautiful Reflection Photos, Part I

We received so many great reflection photos from HAL Facebook fan Neil Kirby we decided to give him his very own posts. Thanks for all the great photos, Neil! We had the pleasure of a wonderful Alaskan cruise in 2007 on board the Ryndam. As we prepare to board the Noordam in July for a…   read more of “Neil’s…”

Glacier Bay Podcasts: A Park for Science

Glacier Bay Podcasts: A Park for Science

Lewis Sharman has one of the truly interesting jobs in the world. He is park ecologist at Glacier Bay National Park. And that job description means that he is the person who does all kinds of general science work that’s not done by specialists. There are marine mammal specialists, plant specialists, fishery biologists, bear biologists…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Birdlife to Watch For

Glacier Bay Podcasts: Birdlife to Watch For

Tom VandenBerg, ranger at Glacier bay is no stranger to the wildlife surrounding the area. Though most think of giant mountains, deep fiords, and the glaciers; the wildlife is equally amazing. From orcas spouting to breathe, to sea otters laying on their back eating food. There can be some stunning views of beautiful animals. And…   read more of “Glacier Bay…”