Posts Tagged ‘National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska’

Western Arctic land use plan sacrifices wildlife protections

[This piece originally appeared in the Anchorage Daily News. Cover photo: Caribou calves in the Utukok River Uplands, National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. (Patrick Endres)] By Pat Pourchot The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently released its final land-use plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the 23-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska in Alaska’s Western…

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The Bird Is The Word

This weekend we celebrated International Migratory Bird Day – a chance to celebrate an amazing diversity of birds, some of which travel incredible distances just to reach their breeding grounds in the Arctic. Were you out birding with the rest of America this weekend?

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