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At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...close-up glimpse of black and brown bears feeding in Anan Creek."For accessibility and availability, nothing touches...left bears. "What we do have is Anan," she said.Anan Creek is home to one of Southeast Alaska's largest pink salmon...
Wrangell Bearfest opens next week

...funding.Wrangell is 30 miles northwest of the Anan Wildlife Observatory, one of Alaska's premiere bear viewing areas. Anan Creek has one of the largest runs of pink salmon in Southeast Alaska, which supports the high density of black and brown bears...
Bearfest takes army of volunteers, one general

...Ettefagh's husband, talked about the couple's history as he maneuvered a jet boat carrying a load of bear experts to Anan Creek Wildlife Observatory.They met in the mid-1980s when both came to Alaska as fisheries biologists for the National...
Bears and even wolves benefit from the yearly bounty of salmon

...Sound off on the important issues at Both residents and tourists enjoy visits to such spots as McNeil River falls, Anan Creek, Pack Creek and our own Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. In addition to the fun of seeing large...
Anan Creek bear stories

Our two-day visit to Anan Creek south of Wrangell took place after the peak of the spawning run...footholds, then dropping down to all fours and turning around. The Anan Creek observatory is well worth a visit, and it is worth staying on...
Tongass vies for stimulus money

...for recreation and subsistence. Reconstruction of a float system that supports the bear viewing administrative camp at Anan Creek, between Wrangell and Ketchikan. About 6,000 tourists visit each year. Foundation slab work for the Petersburg forest...
On the Trails: Spatial overlap among bears and between bears and humans

...In Southeast, both species occur in many areas, and one can watch both species fishing for salmon in places such as Anan Creek. Here, the black bears tend to avoid the brown bears, but there are usually so many salmon that both kinds of bears...
My Turn: What is behind the sudden interest in local economics?

...highlight the possible negative economic effects of a timber sale. They say the Canal Hoya sale will affect the popular Anan Creek bear observation area by destroying bear habitat and allowing hunters to harvest more bears. "This is not sustainable...
Wrangell fortunate to have a couple as caring as the Nolans

...amenities. Its golf course, Muskeg Meadows, is gaining national fame. Wilderness tours up the Stikine River, to Anan Creek and to Le Conte Glacier are based in Wrangell. The new museum should boost cruise ship stops above five a week. Sixty...
There are many words for the wind

...he remembered that my grandfather, graduating from a life as a fisherman on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and at Anan Creek, near Wrangell, becoming a barber and then a store owner. In the 19th and early 20th century there was a flood of...


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