American Salmon Forest Sessions


Dan Kirkwood | February 21, 2016
(This article originally appeared in The Drake.) A playlist for flying out to a remote southeast Alaskan salmon stream. Read more
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My Summer As A Bear Watching Guide


Dan Kirkwood | February 16, 2016
The bear was trying to get around us again. He had approached us twice already, turned away by my fellow guide with a stern word. Our group stood paces up from a wild salmon stream on Chichagof Island in the middle of the Tongass National Forest. The bear, a hefty...
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On A Floatplane In Alaska


Corey Himrod | February 1, 2016
(This piece originally appeared on www.maitravelsite.com. The League's own Rainforest Campaign Manager, Dan Kirkwood, guided Federico Sandoval as he headed into the Tongass National Forest for a bear watching adventure.) Read more
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In May, I was lucky enough to join our good friend Ken Leghorn on a recent trip to Pack Creek, located in the Kootznoowoo Wilderness on Admiralty Island. The name “Kootznoowoo” comes from the indigenous people of SE Alaska, the Tlingit, and means the "Bear Fort" or "Fortress of the...
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