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green-dotNatural Resources Committee to consider strengthening roadless area protections
Group Statement (5/10/22)

orange-dotNew Western Arctic management plan is a good start, but the Biden administration must go further
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (4/25/22)

green-dotBiden action to preserve our climate forests a first step, but more is needed
Statement by Dr. Peter Winsor, Executive Director (4/22/22)

white-dotNinth Circuit Court upholds prohibition of brown bear baiting in the Kenai Refuge
Group Statement (4/18/22)

white-dotEnvironmental, climate community calls for immediate confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson
Group Statement (3/24/22)

white-dotNinth Circuit Court ruling threatens land, water, wildlife in Izembek Refuge
Group Statement (3/16/22)

yellow-dotGwich’in Steering Committee and allies defend suspension of oil and gas leases in the Arctic Refuge
Statement (3/14/22)

orange-dotConservation, Climate and Indigenous groups, public say no to ConocoPhillips’ Willow project
Group Statement (3/9/22)

orange-dot140+ organizations and businesses urge Biden to reject ConocoPhillips' dangerous Willow project
Statement and Letter (3/9/22)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League applauds nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
Statement (2/25/22)

green-dotThe missing link in Biden’s climate agenda: Letting older trees grow
Group Statement (2/15/22)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League announces Dr. Peter Winsor as new executive director
Statement (2/7/22)

orange-dotWillow scoping period will allow crucial public engagement on massive Western Arctic oil project
Statement by Kristen Miller, Acting Executive Director (2/3/22)

orange-dotGroups call on administration to end destructive ConocoPhillips’ Willow oil and gas proposal
Statement and Letter (2/2/22)

green-dotConservation, Indigenous groups and public call for swift restoration of Tongass Roadless protections
Group Statement (1/25/22)

orange-dotBiden administration to reverse Trump management plan in Western Arctic
Statement by Kristen Miller, Acting Executive Director (1/10/22)


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