WILD ALASKA BLOG

Press Release: Congressional Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill 

By Aileo Weinmann | February 2, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 2, 2023   Contact: Aileo Weinmann | 202-538-5038 | aileo@alaskawild.org    Congressional Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill “We applaud our congressional champions for upholding the tradition of strong support for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge”  Washington, D.C. – Leaders in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House introduced the Arctic Refuge Protection Act to designate…

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Press Release: President Biden Must Reverse Course on the Massive Proposal to Drill America’s Western Arctic

By Aileo Weinmann | February 1, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 1, 2023  Contact: Aileo Weinmann | 202-538-5038 | aileo@alaskawild.org President Biden Must Reverse Course on the Massive Proposal to Drill America’s Western Arctic “The President can show true climate leadership by stopping Willow, before it’s too late.”  Washington, D.C. –  Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior released a final supplemental environmental impact…

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Press Release: President Biden, EPA Secures Southwest Alaska’s Salmon Future

By Aileo Weinmann | January 31, 2023

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a final decision prohibiting the construction of the massive Pebble mine in the world-famous headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay. 

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League Supports Arctic Film Screenings in Portland

By Monica Scherer | January 31, 2023

In January, Alaska Wilderness League teamed up with partners in Portland to host two exciting and well-attended film events.

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Beauty Within the Beast

By Hilary Stamper | January 26, 2023

Conservation biologist Stephen Stringham shared incredible highlights and spectacular photos from half a century of living with Alaska’s bears.

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Major Roadless Rule victory for the Tongass!

By Andy Moderow | January 26, 2023

In a win for Southeast Alaska communities, wildlife, and the climate, today the U.S. Forest Service reinstated Roadless Rule protections across the Tongass rainforest in Southeast Alaska.

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League Leads Rally to Stop Willow in Washington, D.C.

By Monica Scherer | January 13, 2023

Alaska Wilderness League led environmental, Indigenous, and climate activists at a rally outside the White House calling on the Biden Administration to reject the proposed Willow oil development in Alaska’s western Arctic.

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Press Release: Alaska Wilderness League Board of Directors Appoints Kristen Miller as Executive Director of Alaska Wilderness League and Alaska Wilderness League Action

By Aileo Weinmann | January 9, 2023

Alaska Wilderness League is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristen Miller to executive director of the League and its 501(c)4 affiliate organization, Alaska Wilderness League Action (AWLA).

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Bears Without Barriers: Room to Roam from the Tongass to the Arctic

By Hilary Stamper | December 14, 2022

Alaska is home to both the largest population of brown bears in any North American state or province and the United States’ only polar bears. The state has some of the only landscapes left in the world that can provide brown bears and polar bears with the space they need to survive.

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Press Release: Alaska Wilderness League Announces Inaugural Recipient of Storytelling Grant Award

By Aileo Weinmann | November 29, 2022

At a recent event, the Alaska Wilderness League community gathered together to celebrate Alaska’s wildest places and announce the inaugural recipient of the Adam Kolton Alaska Storytelling Grant Award.

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