Nothing inspires a person to conserve the earth’s beauty more than spending time in true wilderness. Josh, my supervisor, and I just returned from a ten-day off-trail backpacking trip through the upland wilderness of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve in eastern Interior Alaska. We traveled by bush plane, landing on tall grass in an area near Copper Mountain and the upper Charley River.
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Greg Kinman | July 23, 2013
Here is our boat, tied up at the launch at Eagle. The bluff towers over the tiny village.
On my second patrol, June 18th-26th, my supervisor, Josh, and I embarked on a motorboat trip up and down the section of the Yukon River that lies within Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.
Greg Kinman | July 17, 2013
Our helicopter sitting at the picturesque Eagle airstrip.
Now that you all know a bit about me from my ﬁrst post, I’ll give you a description of my favorite day from my ﬁrst patrol. From June 6th-12th, I was stationed out of the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve headquarters in Eagle, Alaska.
Greg Kinman | July 10, 2013
Hello! I’m Greg, from Dallas, Texas, and I’m working as a Photo Media Intern for Alaska’s Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve this summer. I’m based out of Fairbanks, but I ﬂy to the preserve, located in the eastern Alaskan Interior, for each of my four ten-day-or-so backcountry patrols.
Yes, I know that’s a long way to travel just for a summer internship.