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Cook Inlet Beluga Whales Listed As Endangered

Cook Inlet’s beluga whales were listed as an endangered species last week. The decision gained national attention for both its political significance…

Beluga Whales Win Another Stay of Oil and Gas Leasing in Cook Inlet

Cook Inlet beluga whales have rapidly declined over the last 10 years. Scientist estimate that the population has dropped from over 1,000…

Cook Inlet Beluga Whales Threatened

A coalition of conservation groups, a former whale hunter, and Trustees for Alaska filed a petition on March 3, 1999, asking the…

More Studies Will Not Save the Beluga Whale

For decades Trustees for Alaska has been fighting to protect the Cook Inlet beluga whales and succeeded in gaining endangered species listing in 2008. A new recovery plan falls short in helping the species.

Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Remains Listed

With the New Year approaching, we (and the Cook Inlet beluga whales) have one more thing to celebrate. On Nov. 21, 2011,…

Alaska Brief Newsletter – August 2015

The August 2015 issue of Trustees for Alaska’s electronic newsletter, the Alaska Brief. This issue includes stories on the Seward Coal Loading Facility, beluga whales, Chuitna water reservations, and Russ Maddox provides a client perspective.

Why do I do this work?

Katie Strong, staff attorney Growing up on the shores of Lake Superior gave me a deep appreciation of wild places and the…

Alaska Brief Newsletter – July 2016

The July issue of the Alaska Brief includes stories on winning the Wishbone Hill expired permit lawsuit, the shut down of the Knik Arm Bridge, monthly donor Jane Sauer and Kim Williams Congressional testimony at yet another hearing on the Pebble Mine.

Governor Says No to Knik Arm Bridge

A decade of working to stop the proposed Knik Arm Bridge came to end this week when Governor Walker shut it down.


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.