Travel to the Great Bear Lodge in Smith Inlet is by float plane.
A calm evening on the estuary – islands of silt, topped with Lyngby sedge, reflected in the still waters at the mouth of the Nekite River.
An eagle airing its wings high in a tree.
The Great Bear Lodge (right, with blue roof) and other floating buildings bob on the edge of Smith Inlet.
A roasted squash and ginger soup with caramelized apples by chef Allison Barnes.
A bear named Bo Diddley meanders across the sedge, searching for food.
Mist hangs low in the valleys along the steep fjords of the Great Bear Rain Forest.
Blakeley Adkins holds a lays clump of northwestern salamander eggs.
Banana slugs help to recycle decaying material in the coastal rain forest.
Fresh pea soup and grilled ham and cheese for lunch at the Great Bear Lodge.