There is a rush to Alaska. In 1898 the stampede was for gold. Today visitors are heading to the 49th state seeking the ultimate wilderness experiences in a land filled with superlatives. Alaska is the largest and western-most state. It has the longest days, the biggest fish, the longest coastline, and the most extensive wilderness (53 percent). The challenge is how to balance over two million visitors a year with conservation ethics, … [Read more...]
About Marsha Wassel
After a 30 year career with the National Park Service as a park ranger and writer-editor, I am starting a freelance career as a writer/photographer. I love traveling, meeting new people, and sharing these adventures.