Races, photographs and plenty of bears in annual festival
July 19, 2018
events next week, the ninth Wrangell has hosted.
The five-day series of events has been organized each year by Sylvia Ettefagh, an outfitter with Alaska Vistas whose work frequently conveys visitors southward to the Anan Wildlife Observatory, a mainland enclosure overlooking the Anan Creek lower falls and its robust bear population. As Alaskan a sight as the salmon they come to feed upon, the festival highlights these black and brown bears inhabiting the area surrounding Wrangell.
Chock full of information about them and the ecosystems they rely upon, a series of symposia will be held throu...