The Newsletter of Camp Denali,
North Face Lodge, and Parkside Guest House
6/5: Arctic Terns lilting above kettle ponds.
6/12: Golden Eagle swooping caribou calves.
6/17: One of dozens of sightings this summer of a sow grizzly bear with two spring cubs eating, napping and playing in Highway Pass.
6/18: Snowshoe hares everywhere!
7/7: Two Horned Grebe hatchlings in Reflection Pond: swimming, being fed and riding on parents’ backs, with tiny, striped heads poking out from under parents’ wings.
7/8: First ripe blueberries usher in one of the best, and hands-down earliest, berry seasons in memory.
8/4: Porcupette taking a break from chewing on cabins to snuffle about the top of Camp Ridge.
8/7: Breakfast delayed while guests and staff stood on the North Face Lodge porch watching and listening to a wolf howling in the morning mist.
8/14: Approximately fifty Gray-Crowned Rosy-Finches in Highway Pass
8/21: Two guests celebrated their birthdays by observing a wolverine stalk a marmot in Thorofare Pass.
8/25: First Sandhill Cranes fly over Camp!
8/28: Northern Hawk Owl perched at eye-level on balsam poplar branch next to road.