People & Places

Alaska Brief Newsletter–May 2017

Dear Supporter: After the disappointing rollbacks of important regulations like the predator control rule for federal wildlife refuges, we had good news…

Pebble mine PR prompts Bristol Bay eye roll

  The people of Bristol Bay spend a lot of time outside—on the river fishing for white fish and salmon, and in…

Pebble, EPA cut backroom deal

Last week, the Canadian conglomerate behind the Pebble mine—Northern Dynasty—cut a backroom deal with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to roll back…

Alaska’s outsized impact

  Jordan Schoonover interned with Trustees for Alaska in the summer of 2012 and continues to support Trustees as a donor. She…

UAA student stretches legal experience

  Madeleine is an undergraduate student at the University of Alaska Anchorage working on a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies. Madeleine…

Chuitna salmon saved!

In our line of work, good news often comes in small packages. This time it came in a status update from PacRim Coal, LP.  For years, the company has been…

There’s a bear behind you!

  Running into a bear can turn into the story of a lifetime. Running into a bear 30 times over can turn…

New Pebble permit requires $2 million bond

  Today, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a new permit to the Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble) that requires an…

Alaska Brief Newsletter — March 2017

Scott Pruitt’s attack on science is an attack on our communities. When the head of the Environmental Protection Agency undermines science, he…

Good deeds stick

An Alaska campaign to bolster conservation efforts relies on one simple theory: everyone likes acknowledgement for good deeds. With Stickers for Conservation,…

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