Social Distancing Works For Bear Safety, Too

Exploring just about any section of Alaska outdoor spaces means there’s a chance to encounter a bear (or two). While we’ve all been focused on human-to-human interactions lately, thanks to COVID-19, it is important that Alaskans remain vigilant and brush up on their bear safety skills now that some restrictions have been lifted and the great […]

Stay Safe and Confident in Alaska’s Bear Country With These Tips

Alaska’s bears are up and about and looking to go about their business, and that means eating, sleeping, and rearing young. With only a few short months to pack on pounds lost during hibernation and raise the kids to a satisfactory level of independence, a bear has a lot on his or her mind. The […]

Alaska’s Bears: What you need to know in April

  With a warmer-than-normal winter, Alaska is experiencing an early arrival of balmy weather. Now that official announcements of “Spring” are passing the lips of weather forecasters, garden experts, and recreational operators, it is time, I think, for AKontheGO’s annual “Bear Aware Blog Post.” For those of you new to AKontheGO, or Alaska, welcome. For […]