The process begins with days of travel by boat on the Tanana and Yukon rivers
, camping out in whatever conditions the country may throw at you (mosquitoes, cold and rough, log-clogged water), hunting for places where erosion has exposed roots suitable for the artistic medium.
The birds are now doing well enough that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will soon allow falconers to capture a limited number of young birds from the upper Yukon River
area for hunting.
We found a great diversity of dinosaur types, evidence of an extinct ecosystem we never knew existed," says Druckenmiller, who indicates that one of the reasons the Yukon River
dinosaur tracks may have gone undiscovered for so long is their method of preservation.
HARD WORK: Stephen Handley (front) leads a team from 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment, in their last training session before the Yukon River
Taking in the Top of the World Highway, ferrying across the Yukon River
, traversing the "Haul Road" to the Arctic, and having curious wildlife visitors were just a few of the many thrills.
Fredrick Alexie, 16, arrived from the lower Yukon River
village of Emmonak Recruiters for the program couldn't believe how high he scored on high school graduation qualifying exams, he said.
Dawson City The Yukon River
winds its way through gorgeous scenery
The DNA samples were recovered from permafrost near the central Alaskan community of Stevens Village, on the banks of the Yukon River
Beginning with the journey to find the source of the Yukon River
in 1870, Hunt chronicles the waves of adventurers who came north in search of gold.
Elevations in the Preserve range from 180 m along the Yukon River
to 2,010 m in the mountains of the Yukon-Tanana Uplands.
The specific populations included from each region are in shown parentheses: West Kamchatka (Hairusova, Vorovskaya), Western Alaska (Snake, Eldorado), Yukon River
summer run (Gisasa, Tozitna), Southeast Alaska (DIPAC hatchery, Disappearance), Queen Charlotte Islands west coast (Clapp Basin, Mace), Queen Charlotte Islands east coast (Lagoon, Pallant), Northern British Columbia (Ensheshese, Kateen), Grenville Channel (Markle, Wilson), British Columbia central coast (Bullock Channel, Quaal, Salmon), Smith Inlet (Walkum, Nekite), Johnstone Strait (Viner Sound, Nimpkish), Vancouver Island east coast (Big Qualicum, Cowichan), and Fraser River (Inch, Stave).
This lodge-to-lodge river safari is on the Yukon River
in Northern Canada.
It was built in 1974, before work on the pipeline began, as it enabled materials and equipment to be moved north from the Yukon River
, 358 miles from the pipeline's northern terminus in the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay.
Department of Transportation, Office of the Director of National Intelligence and 66 Yukon River
Tribes round out the finalists
For most other bush communities, from Arctic Village in the Brooks Range to Ruby on the central Yukon River
, bush planes and the intrepid men who pilot them are the only lifeline.