His best-known films include Crown of the Continent, featuring Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska; Ribbon of Sand, featuring Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina's Outer Banks; and Remembered Earth, featuring El Malpais National Monument in New Mexico.
Princess has announced plans to build a new $10 million lodge on land bordering the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, a spectacular destination and the largest national park in the country.
Our cover story explores the influx of all-terrain-vehicles (ATVs) at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. The park is one of Alaska's most popular destinations and the only one to allow ATVs for both recreation and subsistence.
Since the creation of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in 1980, the media have emphasized tensions and conflicts pitting local residents against the National Park Service and the environmental community.
According to Park Service estimates, Alaska's 16 national parks--which include Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, the nation's largest--need more than double the current 60 law enforcement rangers to adequately protect visitors.