Showdown at Grizzly River
Additional Web and Print Resources

Online Resources

We recommend these Web sites for those interested in the subjects shown on the program. All links are valid as of October 13, 2000.

Visiting McNeil River State Game Sanctuary

http://www.wc.adfg.state.ak.us/mcneil/index.cfm

How to win a permit to visit the bears, from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

The Bears at McNeil River

www.gorp.com/gorp/books/excerpts/akwild3.htm

An excerpt from the Alaska Wilderness Guide, by Bill Sherwonit.

Mark’s McNeil River Page

www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Geyser/8231/

In August 1998, Mark Hardgrave was lucky enough to get a permit to go photograph the bears of the McNeil River.

Jon Pascal’s McNeil River Page

http://members.tripod.com/JonPascal/

Links and more from another permit winner.

Brown Bear

www.state.ak.us/local/akpages/FISH.GAME/notebook/biggame/brnbear.htm

Information on grizzlies from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Chum Salmon

www.state.ak.us/local/akpages/FISH.GAME/notebook/fish/chum.htm

Facts and figures on one of the world’s most common species of salmon.

Salmon Facts

http://www.wdfw.wa.gov/outreach/fishing/salmon.htm

From the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Includes a glossary and information on severl species of salmon.

Print Resources

Sherwonit, Bill. ALASKA’S BEARS: GRIZZLIES, BLACK BEARS, AND POLAR BEARS. Juneau: Alaska Northwest Books, 1998.

Stone, Lynn M. GRIZZLIES (A Carolrhoda Nature Watch Book). San Francisco: Carolrhoda Books, 1993.

Treadwell, Timothy. AMONG GRIZZLIES: LIVING WITH WILD BEARS IN ALASKA. New York: Ballantine, 1999.

Walker, Tom. THE WAY OF THE GRIZZLY: THE BEARS OF ALASKA’S FAMED McNEIL RIVER. Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 1998.

Wayburn, Peggy. ADVENTURING IN ALASKA. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1998.

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