The mouth of the Eagle River snakes through gravel and out into the Lynn Canal north of Juneau, AK. Frosted peaks in the Chilkat Mountains tower above the scene—a collage of natural connections. Photo by Emily Stone.
|Chocolate lilies look beautiful, but smell like rotting meat. The combination |
of their color and scent attracts flies as pollinators. Photo by Emily Stone.
|This iridescent blow fly sports pollen from a chocolate lily on its furry head, even while foraging on a wild strawberry blossom. Flies and beetles are more common pollinators than bees in chilly Alaska. Photo by Emily Stone.|
|Hoary marmots live both in alpine areas and along the beaches of Alaska. Photo by Emily Stone.|
|Alaskan naturalist and author Bob Armstrong has an incredible wealth of knowledge developed from years of good, old-fashioned observation. Photo by Emily Stone.|