America’s Arctic

Trustees’ Polar Bear Trip Was an Enlightening Adventure

Trustees supporters, Board and staff traveled to Kaktovik to observe polar bears in the wild.

See Polar Bears with Trustees for Alaska

Trustees is offering the trip of a lifetime to see polar bears in the wild.

Mitigation on the Frontier

Alaska is on the forefront of mitigation changes that look at all the impacts of development before projects are proposed.

State Fails to Get Oil and Gas Leasing Right

Oil and gas projects permitted by the State must comply with the strong protections in Article VIII of the Alaska Constitution. The public has the right to have a say in decisions that impact our public trust resources before those decisions are made. But that’s not happening.

Arctic Refuge Visit Inspired by Original Advocates

40 years after meeting Mardy Murie, Vance Carruth visits the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with Trustees for Alaska.

A Major Road Block for the Ill-Conceived Road to Ambler

Federal agencies reject AIDEA’s application to build a 220-mile road to Ambler to access mining areas as incomplete.


Trustees for Alaska’s important cases for 2016 in five programmatic areas of climate change, America’s Arctic, clean air and water, marine ecosystems, and wild lands and wildlife.

2015 Conservation Victories: The Year in Review

Trustees for Alaska achieved many victories for conservation during 2015 including protection of the Arctic Refuge, Pebble permits ruled unconstitutional, predators protected, and many more.

The Ambler Road to Ruin Grinds On

The Road to Ambler is a remnant from Governor Sean Parnell’s ill-conceived “Roads to Resources” program. This proposed 220-mile industrial access road…

Protecting Alaska’s Western Arctic

Trustees for Alaska works to protect the Special Areas and wildlife resources of the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska in the face of increased energy development and the escalating impacts of climate change.