The issue of photographing predator/prey interactions is one I struggle with as a wildlife photographer, and I suspect it puts me in the minority. Whether or not it affects a person emotionally probably depends on how pragmatically they view the … Read the rest
They sit suspended at the 18th weir, these scaled faces in the sockeye crowd. It’s the window to their water world, the portal from ocean to stream to lake, where their gills remember the taste of fresh after years in … Read the rest
Because this is happening a few hours from home, I’m posting to bring some attention to the issue. I haven’t included any graphic photos, but the subject matter is the hazing and … Read the rest
Last year at this time, I wrote about the salmon journeying upstream to their Washington spawning grounds:
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Salmon are a miracle of navigational skills, sometimes migrating thousands of miles during their years in the
Note: Taking into account my title … no sea lions were harmed in the deployment of these “seal bombs.” There is, however, one dead salmon — a sea lion’s meal.
I’m a relatively new witness to the conflicts in the … Read the rest