Although a businessman for most of his life, Dan Wakeman is a naturalist at heart, and his first love has always been the outdoors. Dan observes about 350 grizzly bears up close each year. He was instrumental in helping to establish the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary, and he and the sanctuary have been featured in two Discovery Channel documentary specials, which aired in 26 countries. He has also been featured in National Geographic and numerous other magazines. He currently lives in Prince George, BC.