Clarkston, WA and Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

Sep 27, 2017 - National Geographic Sea Bird


We begin our journey in sunny Clarkston, WA, named for that intrepid captain from the Corps of Discovery. Across the river is Lewiston, ID, but our journey today will take us upriver to Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and later to Nez Perce National Historic Park. 

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Sarah Keefer

Naturalist

Sarah’s fondest memories of nature and wildlife encounters are ones she has shared with friends- especially when those experiences involve birding on the bow of a ship! She is captivated by the wonders of the natural world, and it was the lure of expansive wilderness and exotic destinations that inspired her to study Wildlife Biology at both the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of Hawaii Honolulu. First partial to mammalian studies, it wasn’t until her first season as a field naturalist in Southeast Alaska that she truly appreciated the value of watching birds, and what they could teach us about patience, integrity and hope.

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