Baird Glacier & Petersburg, Alaska

Jul 31, 2019 - National Geographic Sea Bird

We awoke anchored in Scenery Cove, just around the corner from the Baird Glacier. We had a tremendous morning of activities, ranging from hikes on the glacial moraine and kayaking in secluded coves to expedition landing craft cruises around the Baird Glacier. We set out for Petersburg, Alaska, arriving just after lunchtime for an afternoon of bog exploration, dock walks, guided photo walks, and free time to explore the town. The evening ended with a crack as we feasted on Dungeness crab for dinner!

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Nathan Kelley

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

He developed his love for nature as a kid at his family’s cabin in Northern Wisconsin. Family fishing trips, camping, hiking and a trip to his first National Park in the Everglades, all vigorously shaped his passion for the natural world. After graduating with a degree in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest, he moved to Southern California to work as a camera operator and photographer in a wide range of projects including work for the National Geographic Society. Now living in Juneau, Alaska he has found the place his heart always belonged. His photography has also been exhibited in galleries and in publications.

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