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It’s the 10th Anniversary of Encounters!

deerEncounters is celebrating it’s 10th Anniversary! In addition to new shows, we’ll be airing some classics. You can help choose which shows to rebroadcast by going to http://encountersnorth.org/survey.htm to vote for your favorites.

“Here’s a recent photo of a Humpback Whale not far from Sitka. No matter how many times I see and hear these animals, and no matter how close or far away they are, it’s always a big thrill and a reminder of how privileged we are to have so much wildness around us in Alaska. – Nels”

Encounters airs on Sundays at 10:30 am.

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