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Alaska Brief Newsletter–August 2018

Salmon got a big lift this month. The Alaska Supreme Court put an end to litigation between Stand for Salmon and the…

Gwich’in Nation resolves to protect Arctic Refuge

In June, delegates of the Gwich’in Nation unanimously reaffirmed a resolution to protect the birthplace and nursery grounds of the Porcupine caribou…

Army Corps railroads public process

Last month, Trustees submitted comments on the proposed Pebble mine on behalf of our client Nunamta Aulukestai. We pointed out to the…

Alaska Brief Newsletter–July 2018

I believe in the three branches of government because the check on any one branch’s power is what protects our democracy. Our…

McNeil bears need your help

Our legal director Valerie Brown spent time sharing the wild with bears this summer. Now she invites you to help help protect…

Alaska Brief Newsletter–June 2018

When a Minnesota raccoon’s scaling of a skyscraper went viral last week, people couldn’t turn away. Would the young urban raccoon make it to…

Alaskans rally for the Arctic Refuge

Rally for the Arctic: Help the Gwich’in protect their way of life Last month, hundreds of Alaskans showed up at public hearings…

Alaska Brief Newsletter–May 2018

Here in Alaska, the month of May often lingers longer than our patience. With winter and taxes behind us, and hiking, biking…

Remembering Susan Olsen (1936-2018)

Alaska lost a dedicated advocate for wild Alaska last month. For the time I knew Susan Olsen, she always had a ready…

Court tells state to act on water rights

An Alaska Superior Court Judge ruled last week that the State of Alaska’s delay in making decisions on water use applications that…

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