People & Places

2019 legal internships, Alaska

Trustees for Alaska, a public interest environmental law firm with a busy and diverse docket, is now accepting applications for legal interns…

Advocating for the planet

In May, our summer interns, Maggie and Jenna, jumped into legal research and writing, and into exploring the state, but how time flies!…

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…

“Farewell Alaska, I’ll be back!”

In May, our summer interns, Maggie and Jenna, jumped into legal research and writing, and into exploring the state, but how time flies!…

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…

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…

Sharing the wild with bears

Our legal director Valerie Brown just spent some time sharing the wild with bears. Here she talks about how the proposed Pebble…

Meet our 2018 summer interns!

Each year interns spend their summer with Trustees for Alaska. They conduct legal research, draft pleadings, participate in client meetings and assist…

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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