Biden administration brings hope for conservation, action on climate change

By Adam Kolton | January 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Today, I’m hopeful. With the swearing in of Joseph R. Biden as the 46th President of the United States, we have put behind us a long national nightmare of environmental carnage, and can once again set our sights on bipartisan conservation progress, science-based decision-making, and valuing our public lands for the national treasures that they […]

Add Your Voice: Tell The Administration It Is Too Risky To Drill In Our Arctic Waters

By League Staff | March 20, 2015

In January 2015, the Department of the Interior (DOI) released a draft of its Outer Continental Shelf five-year plan; this plan will guide oil and gas development in areas including the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean and Arctic Ocean from 2017-2022. Unfortunately, in this plan DOI included three new lease sales in Alaska, including two […]


Greater Mooses Tooth Development Set To Proceed In Western Arctic

By League Staff | March 9, 2015

With national media attention laser-focused on attempts to stop drilling in the Arctic, one development project in the Western Arctic recently got the green light. In late February, the Greater Mooses Tooth project (GMT1) was approved by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). This project could be the first commercial development within the National Petroleum […]


South Carolina Kindergartners Accept Arctic Challenge

By Monica Scherer | February 19, 2015

Once upon a time, there was a plucky school in South Carolina that wondered how its students could help protect the Arctic. The question traveled far and wide, until finally it landed at Alaska Wilderness League…and we had a very enthusiastic answer. By becoming “Arctic Experts”!