Short Stories of Close Encounters

Read of close encounters with black and brown bears from Alaska to the Smoky Mountains to Yellowstone to Shenandoah to the Appalachian Trail and beyond!

Come along with experienced naturalist and writer Joel Zachry, as he takes you to remote regions of North America where both black and brown bears abound.  See through his eyes the mystery and wonder of these amazing animals as they have intrigued him throughout much of his life.  Venture into habitats of breath-taking landscape and diversity of life worthy of respect and preservation.