A Shape in the Dark: Living and Dying with Brown Bears | Geography of Hope

A Shape in the Dark: Living and Dying with Brown Bears | Geography of Hope

Join Bjorn Dihle, author of "A Shape in the Dark: Living and Dying with Brown Bears," in conversation with Drew Hamilton in this installment of Alaska Wilderness League's Geography of Hope speaker series.
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In A Shape in the Dark, Bjorn Dihle blends personal experience with historical and contemporary accounts to fully explore the world of brown bears, from frightening attacks to the animal’s place in Native cultures to the ways habitat degradation and climate change are threatening the species. A Shape in the Dark is an elegant and lyrical work that thoughtfully weaves outdoor adventure, natural history, and memoir together to present a fresh and vivid portrayal of these fascinating creatures.

BJORN DIHLE is a wilderness and wildlife film guide as well as a contributing editor for Alaska Magazine and Hunt Alaska Magazine, and has been published in Outdoor Life and Sierra, among others. He is the author of two previous books, Haunted Inside Passage: Ghosts, Mysteries, and Legends of Southeast Alaska and Never Cry Halibut: And Other Alaska Hunting and Fishing Tales. He lives on Douglas Island in Southeast Alaska with his family.

DREW HAMILTON is an award-winning photographer and bear viewing guide. As president of the board for Friends of McNeil River Drew fights for conservation of brown bears so that future generations can enjoy this most charismatic of megafauna. For Drew bears occupy an important role at the  intersection of ecology and economics in the State of Alaska and their conservation is vital to our own future. 

Join us March 2, 7pm ET (4pm PT)

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