Alaska Is Under Attack From The Trump Administration


Noa Banayan | October 13, 2017
Since Donald Trump’s inauguration and his nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to the position of Secretary of the Department of Interior, industry-fueled attacks on Alaska’s wild lands and waters have picked up. Read more
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A growing number of Alaskans are resolving to address climate change while also crafting a sustainable future for our state’s economy. Below, wilderness guide Haley Johnston describes what made her fall in love with the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. And if you're from Alaska and wish to add your voice, head on...
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Here Be White Bears: The Arctic’s Pale Predators


League Staff | August 2, 2017
Author Michael Engelhard has written essay collections including American Wild: Explorations from the Grand Canyon to the Arctic Ocean, and Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon, from which this essay has been excerpted. He lives in Fairbanks, Alaska and works as a wilderness guide in the Arctic. This article has also appeared...
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Paddling To The Arctic Ocean


League Staff | July 21, 2017
Richard Spener sits on the board of Alaska Wilderness League, and first visited Alaska in 1987 where he and his wife, Toni Armstrong, sea kayaked in Glacier Bay. Since then they have paddled and hiked in Alaska a total of 12 times, including five unguided trips to the Arctic Refuge....
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