Rejoice the success of Brooks River’s world-famous bears throughout Fats Bear Week. Your vote decides which bear might be topped the fattest of the 12 months. Nationwide Park Service rangers and discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz are internet hosting many stay occasions to assist inform your vote. Watch the bears day-after-day on discover.org.
Fats Bear Junior
For these younger and maturing bears, it’s win and also you’re in! Throughout this warm-up occasion for Fats Bear Week, you select the cub who will compete within the annual Fats Bear Week event. Be a part of the bracket reveal with Mike Fitz from discover.org and Katmai Nationwide Park ranger Naomi Boak throughout a stay play-by-play on Monday, September 20 at 7 p.m. Japanese / 4 p.m. Pacific. The Fats Bear Junior vote takes place September 23 – 24 on fatbearweek.org.
Fats Bear Week within the Classroom
We invite academics to take bearcam into the classroom and take into account the other ways by which bears discover success in Katmai’s difficult surroundings. Ranger Lian Legislation from Katmai Nationwide Park and discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz will report a particular broadcast to reply your college students’ questions. Be taught extra about how your class can take part. Questions are due by September 28. The recorded broadcast premieres on October 4 at 2 p.m. Japanese / 11 a.m. Pacific on the Discover Stay Nature Cams YouTube channel.
Fats Bear Week Stay Chats
- Fats Bear Week Bracket Reveal
September 27 at 7 p.m. Japanese / 4 p.m. Pacific
The street to Fats Bear Week greatness started months in the past. After a summer-long effort, brown bears at Brooks River in Katmai Nationwide Park have reached peak fats. How did they do it and what challenges did they face alongside the best way? These are a few the questions that discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz and Katmai Nationwide Park rangers Naomi Boak and Lian Legislation will reply as they reveal the contenders and the bracket for the 2021 Fats Bear Week event.
September 29 at 7 p.m. Japanese / 4 p.m. Pacific
Winter comes shortly in Katmai and bears should get fats to outlive it. Fats is the gas that powers their skill to endure winter hibernation in addition to the important thing to their reproductive success. Be taught extra in regards to the significance of fats within the survival of the Fats Bear Week contestants with discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz and Katmai Nationwide Park rangers Naomi Boak and Lian Legislation.
- A Very Fats Bear Play-by-Play
October 4 at 7 p.m. Japanese / 4 p.m. Pacific
A favourite of rangers and bearcam followers alike, play-by-plays are stay occasions when rangers and different specialists narrate the bear and salmon exercise at Brooks River. It’s a chance to study extra in regards to the particular person bears on the cams and the way they survive.
October 5 at 7 p.m. Japanese / 4 p.m. Pacific
Within the event of champions that’s Fats Bear Week, the merely pudgy bears have been winnowed away. The really fattest are left standing. On Fats Bear Tuesday we conclude one other titanic Fats Bear Week, and the 2 finalists are quintessential examples of success and the supreme variations that bears possess to outlive. Discover the lives of the 2 last contestants with discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz and Katmai Nationwide Park rangers Naomi Boak and Lian Legislation.
Chat within the feedback with Mike Fitz, discover.org’s resident naturalist, and rangers from Katmai Nationwide Park throughout our weekly Q&As. Convey your questions on bears, salmon, and Katmai.
- Discover.org: Each Tuesday (besides October 5) from 5 – 7 p.m. Japanese / 2 – 4 p.m. Pacific within the feedback on the Brooks Stay Chat channel.
- YouTube Q&As: Each Thursday from 2 – 4 p.m. Japanese / 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pacific within the feedback on the Brooks Falls YouTube web page.
- Tiktok Q&As: Be a part of on the discover.org Tiktok channel. October 1st at 5 p.m. Japanese / 2 p.m. Pacific.
Brown Bear Superlatives
Select your favourite bear amongst many classes together with “most revered mother” and “finest angler” on this post-Fats Bear Week celebration and fundraiser for the Katmai Conservancy. New superlatives are chosen every day from October 6 – 9 on the Brooks Falls YouTube web page.
A Brown Bear Celebration
October 9 at 4 p.m. Japanese / 1 p.m. Pacific on the Brooks Stay Chat channel.
After Fats Bear Week concludes, bears proceed to fish at Brooks River and the Katmai Conservancy continues its work in help of Katmai Nationwide Park. Be a part of the Katmai’s Conservancy’s Sara Wolman, discover.org’s Mike Fitz, and a number of other particular visitors for this stay occasion celebrating the 2021 brown bear season at Brooks River.
Did you see one thing on the bearcams you’re interested by? Or, would you prefer to submit a query prematurely for our stay occasions? Ask it right here. Rangers and knowledgeable employees might reply your query in a stay chat, within the bearcam feedback, or in a weblog put up.