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Day #2 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #2 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #2 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days, featured in order of publication. We continue with the four-time award-winning Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico “Join photographer extraordinaire Marty Essen and his intrepid wife Deb on their adventures through four Endangered Edens. You’ll be […]

Jago River

Jago River

Marty’s photo of the day #4603: This is the Jago River in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It took Deb and me five days to canoe down it and about 30 minutes to fly back over it. For more on this, see my second book, book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa […]

Arctic Ocean canoeing

Arctic Ocean canoeing

Marty’s photo of the day #4584: The last part of Deb’s and my canoe trip across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge included canoeing across a small section of the Arctic Ocean. It was stunning. (For more, read my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.)

ANWR from the air

ANWR from the air

Marty’s photo of the day #4329: After canoeing across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Deb and I got to fly back over where we had been. I shot this photo from the window of our tiny airplane. Below, along the Jago River, was our first campsite, and the hill, “Bitty,” was our first-day climbing conquest. […]

From the co-pilot’s seat

From the co-pilot’s seat

Marty’s photo of the day #4238: I shot this photo from the co-pilot’s seat of a tiny airplane (called a Helio), heading north over the Brooks Range, on the way to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This short excerpt, from my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, […]

Red fox

Red fox

Marty’s photo of the day #4223: I photographed this red fox in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A slightly different version of this photo appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Hiking with the herd

Hiking with the herd

Marty’s photo of the day #4072: I shot this photo many years ago, when Deb and I spent a day hiking with the Porcupine caribou migration in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Roughly 200,000 caribou take part in the 1,500 mile round trip between Canada and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. It is the longest […]

Wolf Track

Wolf Track

Marty’s photo of the day #4049: Wolf track vs. woman’s hand, photographed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of Alaska. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Camp Desolation

Camp Desolation

Marty’s photo of the day #3986: When Deb and I canoed across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, campsites became less and less desirable as we neared the Arctic Ocean. This one was my least favorite. We called it Camp Desolation, because it featured little more than hard, rocky ground and biting wind off the Arctic […]