The wait is over!  After much deliberation, our judges Casey Anderson, Cole Rise and Cynthia Drescher have chosen a winner for our Untamed Americas Instagram Photo Contest.  It was no easy task, I assure you – each photo was more brilliant than the last.  But a decision had to be made and so we congratulate…

You’ve met Casey, you’ve met Cynthia – now say hello to…. Cole Rise.  Cole has spent the better half of his life taking pleasure behind the lens; stalking cows and lying in the grass to capture the landscape. You may have seen his work in a few magazines, art blogs, CD covers and the like.…

Our photo contest has come to a close and our judges, Cynthia Drescher, Cole Rise and Casey Anderson are hard at work choosing a winner – a daunting task to be sure!  You already know Casey – over the next couple of days we’ll be sharing more about the other two folks who are pouring…

Stunning HD cinematography produces an epic yet intimate look at the forests of the Untamed Americas.  With the biggest latitude of any of the continents, the Americas boast the greatest variety of forests in the world: from the tropical rain forest of the Amazon, to the boreal forest in the far north. They may look…

For the past month or so, we’ve talked a lot about exploring the “Untamed Americas” in our own backyards.  From Alaska, all the way down to Patagonia, there’s so much to see and experience.  If you watched the first two episodes of Untamed Americas last night, you certainly caught a glimpse of what’s out there…

America’s national parks are the backdrop of many stunning events that take place on the new mini-series Untamed Americas.  These unparalleled places are the birthright of each and every one of us and they need to be protected.  The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, strives to preserve the nearly 400…

Untamed Americas gives an epic yet intimate journey through America’s deserts. Everything in the desert lives and dies at the mercy of water. Dry, inhospitable wilderness, they are the harshest, most extreme environments on the planet.  Hot, high or caustic these thirst-lands are as unique as they are spectacular. But look closer and the desert…

By Hayes Baxley, Untamed Americas Crew We set off on the long journey from Calgary airport in Canada to the far north of Jasper National Park in our seemingly new truck that was packed with gear so tightly that we drove for seven hours with luggage sitting on our lap. The roads were heavy with…

For most wildlife filmmakers, the typical battle is finding the animals they are looking for. Sometimes it takes days or weeks to spot the desired species. But for these Untamed Americas filmmakers, they had the opposite problem. Animals were  everywhere.  In order to get a shot of a huge beach of sea lions just beyond…

Wild Worship

With the upcoming premiere of Untamed Americas this weekend, we asked Casey Anderson to share one of his most inspirational wild moments. I don’t know how the bison died, but over the last three years I can tell you that it has impacted so many. The massive pile of bones and large skull stand high…

Hope you all had a fantastic Memorial Day – from the looks of it, a few of you got out on the road over the long weekend and took some stunning photos! With just two weeks until the premiere of Untamed Americas, we’ll be sharing a photo a day on Instagram featuring some of the…

It’s Tuesday!  And you know what that means – more eye candy featuring the incredible landscapes and wildlife of our Untamed Americas.  Wow.  It’s safe to say my productivity has gone down significantly since launching this contest – it’s hard not to get lost in these images, dreaming of road trips and adventure… Have you…

It’s been just over a week since we launched our Untamed Americas photo contest on Instagram and today we’re thrilled to share a few of the submissions so far. A quick search of the #untamedamericas hashtag is all it takes to be reminded of the incredible landscapes, wildlife and natural beauty in our own backyards. …

Last week the Nat Geo Channel PR team spent a few days in Yellowstone for an Untamed Americas press junket. Several of the scenes featured in “Mountains” were filmed in the park – so naturally it was the perfect setting to screen the episode and experience firsthand the beauty and wildlife depicted in the series.…

Here at Nat Geo Channel, we’re big fans of Instagram – it’s a fantastic way to share photos from your mobile phone with your friends and community.  We hope you’ve been enjoying the pics we’ve been sharing through @NatGeoChannels – now we want to see yours! The Untamed Americas team spent more than two years…

From a grizzly bear hunting in the Rockies to a bat that has a tongue longer than its body; from a killer mouse that howls at the moon to the spectacle of thousands of rays “flying” through the air; from jaguars hunting caimans to dolphins swimming around trees—the Americas are full of amazing surprises. Many…