Simmerman has illustrated and written articles on Alaska and other outdoor subjects in numerous outdoor magazines.
Walker created all the images for Alaska's Bears, Alaska's Mammals, Alaska's Wildlife, Wild Critters, and More Wild Critters.
Hirschmann has worked 20 years as a professional outdoor and natural history photographer.
Kim Heacox is the award-winning author of several nonfiction books and the novel "Caribou" "Crossing," His feature articles have appeared in "Audubon," "Travel & Leisure," "Wilderness," "Islands," "Orion," and "National Geographic Traveler," His editorials, written for the "Los Angeles Times," have appeared in many major newspapers across the United States. When not playing the guitar, doing simple carpentry, or writing another novel, he's sea kayaking with Melanie, his wife of nearly twenty years, or watching a winter wren on the woodpile. Learn more at www.kimheacox.com.