WILD ALASKA BLOG

Create jobs and solve climate change through nature-based infrastructure

By Corey Himrod | July 6, 2021

President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan outlines a strategy for economic recovery that pairs good jobs with a commitment to bold climate action. 

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Rallying for the Arctic Refuge in a digital world

By Corey Himrod | June 25, 2021

On Thursday, June 24, Alaska Wilderness League joined several of our conservation colleagues in hosting the first ever virtual Rally for the Refuge.

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The forest within: Finding wisdom in the woods

By Corey Himrod | June 22, 2021

Author Amy Gulick joined us recently on Geography of Hope to share stories from the Tongass National Forest. Below, she discusses “finding wisdom in the woods.”

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The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind

By Hilary Stamper | June 16, 2021

Alaska Wilderness League was honored to conclude our second season of our Geography of Hope series talking Tongass National Forest with our great friend, Amy Gulick.

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Lorraine Netro awarded Glen Davis Conservation Prize

By Kristen Miller | June 8, 2021

On behalf of the staff and board of Alaska Wilderness League, I was thrilled last week to congratulate our board member Lorraine Netro on winning the Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize.

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How grassroots advocacy has protected the Arctic Refuge

By Corey Himrod | May 20, 2021

Grassroots lobbying has played a major role in protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from drilling for the past 25+ years.

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Be courteous: 9 basic trail rules every hiker should know

By Corey Himrod | May 13, 2021

By: Geraldine Mills A hiker isn’t unlike any other physical hobby in that there are specific unspoken rules that come with it. These unspoken rules are often called “trail etiquette.”

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Alaska Wilderness League mourns the loss of Adam Kolton

By Kristen Miller | April 27, 2021

Alaska Wilderness League is deeply saddened to share that our executive director, Adam Kolton, passed away the morning of Monday, April 26, 2021.

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An Alaska energy transition from oil is needed…and soon

By Andy Moderow | April 21, 2021

Alaska’s lands and waters have provided for its people since time immemorial, and this can continue, but only if we take a sustainable approach to how we treat our public lands and waters.

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Alaska’s land, its people and global evolution — an artist’s perspective

By Hilary Stamper | April 12, 2021

What does Alaska have to share with the world? Through the artist’s perspective, guests Lindsay Carron and Polly Andrews describe the special qualities of Alaska’s land and people that connect us to the earth and its evolution.

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