Bonneville Dam, Hood River

Oct 03, 2017 - National Geographic Sea Lion

Our second day on the mighty Columbia River found us traversing the Bonneville Dam and Lock at 7 a.m., just before a late breakfast. From there, it was a two hour cruise up river to the town of Hood River, the area for our day’s activities. There was a walk on the Old Scenic Highway, exploring town, going to a farm, or antique plane and car museum, or tasting a “cold one” at the Full Sail Brewery.

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Rich Kirchner

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Rich Kirchner has worked as a naturalist in Antarctica, Alaska, the Bering Sea, Baja and the High Arctic, including Greenland, the Canadian Arctic and Iceland. His 25 years as a professional wildlife photographer has granted him international publication credits included in magazines such as Geo Germany, Geo France, Natural History, Audubon, National Wildlife and Ranger Rick, as well as more than a hundred books.

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