2023 Photo Highlights
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 13, 2024
2023 Photo Highlights

Explore the stunning '2023 Photo Highlights' from Alaska's captivating landscapes. This blog post presents a curated selection of breathtaking photography, offering glimpses into the diverse and awe-inspiring natural world of...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | August 26, 2023
Gakona Glacier – Hike Info and August 2023 Trip Report

Trip report from my 3-day backpacking trip to the Gakona Glacier in the Alaska Range. Lots of photos, including some historical, a bit of route information, and a very interesting...

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Wickersham One Week Later
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 3, 2023
Wickersham One Week Later

Explore the stunning landscape of Wickersham Dome via the Summit Trail in this riveting account of a spring hike in Alaska. Experience the unpredictable weather, witness the season's first wildflowers,...

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The view from Wickersham Dome in the White Mountain National Recreation Area near Fairbanks, Alaska. Seemingly endless green hills and a bit of the Elliott Highway winding around them.
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 29, 2023
Wickersham Hike and Early Season Wildflowers

Wildflower and landscape photos from a spring hike on Wickersham Dome in the White Mountain National Recreation Area.

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A bumblebee pollinating a female willow catkin in Fairbanks, Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 14, 2023
Spring’s Early Bloomers: A Close-Up Look at Willow Catkins in Alaska’s Taiga

Explore the mysterious world of Alaskan willow catkins through the lens of macro photography. Learn about their ecological significance and the joys of springtime wildlife observation. Dive into the unique...

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Spring is Springing!
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 30, 2023
Spring is Springing!

A fox kit appears from its den in Fairbanks, Alaska, in late May | Prints The long-awaited return of spring is finally upon us, bringing warmth and renewed life to...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | April 8, 2023
Writing an (accurate) wildflower guide is a pain in the …

Some frustrations and insight into my work on writing an online and hopefully soon a printed field guide to Alaska Wildflowers. Sometimes, it's not as simple as it seems on...

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Aurora Borealis – February 26, 2023
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 27, 2023
Aurora Borealis – February 26, 2023

Beautiful layers of aurora dancing in the moonlight on February 26, 2023 It's safe to say the Sun has been incredibly active the last few weeks. On February 24 and...

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Valentine’s Day Aurora – 2023
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 15, 2023
Valentine’s Day Aurora – 2023

Valentine's Day Aurora - February 14, 2023 Great show with lots of photos of the northern lights from Fairbanks, Alaska and information on potential displays over the next few days!

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A little winter delight
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 7, 2023
A little winter delight

I've been out taking lots of photos of our beautiful boreal forests, snow and snowflakes, and the winter light the last few weeks. Recently I wrote about how I had...

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