October is home to one of our favorite weeks of the year in Alaska, as Anchorage hosted the annual Youth and Elders Conference followed closely by the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) convention. It is a time when thousands flock to Anchorage to discuss the top issues faced by Alaska...
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(This article originally appeared on the Center for Collaborative Conservation blog. Maggie Massey - pictured, second from right - is the Environmental Justice Coordinator at Alaska Wilderness League based in Anchorage, AK.) Original post written by Matt Luizza, Center for Collaborative Conservation. Two weeks ago marked only the second time...
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Earlier this year, Gwich’in Athabascan David Solomon traveled from remote Copper, Alaska, to snowy Vermont for a series of events dubbed Arctic Week. David is originally from Fort Yukon, Alaska, a Gwich’in village above the Arctic Circle. David, along with photographers Stephen Goreman, Bob Thorpe and Richard Kahn, spoke to...
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A Historic Day For The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge


Cindy Shogan | January 28, 2015
(This article originally appeared in The Hill.) Today we celebrate a significant step forward for the protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and we say thank you, President Obama, for doing the right thing by finalizing the Refuge’s Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and including a Wilderness recommendation for the...
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