Video Diary: Chris on Top of the World

Ecologist Chris Morgan goes on a hike for a beautiful look at the Alaskan Peninsula … and sees some bear tracks along the way. Chris: “I hiked to this peak on the Alaska Peninsula, following steep, brushy bear trails, to get a better view of my surroundings and the giant braided river near our basecamp. […]

Video Diary: Getting Joe Out of the Field

Filmmaker Joe Pontecorvo has trouble turning off the camera when there are bears to be filmed. Joe: “During this time we were based off a boat anchored in the bay. The skiff has to pick us up at high tide, and with enough light or we would be stranded. But it’s always difficult to leave, […]

Video Diary: Camp After Rain

After a rainstorm, ecologist Chris Morgan and filmmaker Joe Pontecorvo take advantage of the nice weather to dry off their clothing and filming equipment before they head back out into the field.

The Brown Bear Mating Game

The Bear Blog with Chris Morgan follows the journey of Chris and his crew during the production of NATURE’s Bears of the Last Frontier, coming in 2011. To learn more about this project, check out the Bear Blog introduction video. I thought courtship was complicated for people, but not anymore. After watching the brown bears […]

Sometimes You Have to Wing It

The Bear Blog with Chris Morgan follows the journey of Chris and his crew during the production of NATURE’s Bears of the Last Frontier, coming in 2011. To learn more about this project, check out the Bear Blog introduction video. By Dean Cannon, Assistant Producer The aerial shoot is coming up soon. This is going […]