A bipartisan need for conservation


League Staff | August 27, 2020
(This essay was provided to the League for reprint by Theodore Roosevelt IV,  great-grandson of President Teddy Roosevelt. The essay was written in the first quarter of 2020 and appeared in The Explorers Log, Volume 52.1, Winter 2020. Cover image: Lincoln Else.)  Read more
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Forging connections through a “Geography of Hope”


Monica Scherer | August 20, 2020
For many of us, Alaska represents what author Wallace Stegner called “the geography of hope,” a place that captivates and inspires millions who feel our country is richer for having truly wild, vast and largely intact landscapes where herds of healthy wildlife still roam freely. Where Indigenous peoples live in...
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Summer Solstice in the Arctic Refuge


League Staff | July 10, 2020
By Randy May As we stood on the gravel landing strip in Arctic Village, Alaska, my two new friends and I watched as the tiny tundra plane descended from the Brooks Range, executed a steep hairpin turn, and landed using only the first 100 yards of the strip. Read more
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