Your September Trip: Readying for hibernation

With the feeling of urgency, the bears are back on the Brooks River, power feeding in preparation for winter. Salmon are starting to die after the spawning ordeal. A noticeable decrease of sunlight triggers the fall colors.

Magnificent bear in fall foliage
Photo by Gary Porter

The fragrance of fall is in the air. It is a very exciting time with moose gathering their harems and caribou starting with their migration. This is the time to see the bears in all their splendor!