Some remnants of the early days of Western agriculture still remain in Southeast, including leaves from Henry D. Clark, the Rhubarb King.
Modern technology and traditional knowledge contribute to Inupiaq whaling, which is culturally, economically, and nutritionally important.
Bear Creek Winery in Homer and Alaska Berries in Soldotna turn the state’s fruit and berries into wine enjoyed by the bottle.
Snow buntings are the planet’s northernmost passerine and are adapted to cold weather. The birds have even been spotted at the north pole.
Both male and female caribou sprout antlers, and caribou have the largest antlers compared to body size. A mature bull’s can weigh 35 pounds.
A bumblebee in the far north lives a short but fascinating life. Alaska is home to 22 different bumblebees.
Michael Engelhard goes on an Alaska yak hike with Alpine Ascents through the Talkeetna Mountains in southcentral.
In 1926, Roald Amundsen and the airship Norge were the first to reach the North Pole before they continued on to land in Alaska.
Black Army soldiers of Company L served in early Skagway. They went on fire patrols, helped provide order, and rescued people in emergencies.
Spend the night in a public use cabin in Alaska’s beautiful backcountry for an experience that can be cozier than tent camping.