Posts Tagged "national wildlife refuge"

Interns on the issues: Can we co-exist with migratory birds?

Our summer interns, Kat, Catherine and Hannah, have already jumped into legal research and writing—and into Alaska’s wilderness. This summer, they will…

Predator control in Alaska

  “You can’t let nature run wild: predator control in Alaska” by Peter Van Tuyn was first published on the American College…

Keeping the wild in wildlife

  March 31, 2017 update Court allows 15 groups to have a voice in Safari Club lawsuit The U.S. District Court ruled…

Conservation groups join lawsuits on predator control

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 8, 2017 Contacts: Pat Lavin, Alaska Representative, Defenders of Wildlife, plavin@defenders.org, 907-276-9410 Jim Adams, Alaska Regional Director,…

2016 Triumphs, Challenges: The Year in Review

Celebrating the successes of 2016: Pebble subpoenas tossed out; Trustees argue for National Park Service regulatory authority over navigable waters; court decision stops Mat-Su coal mining; and more.

Response Brief Filed in the Izembek Appeal

Brief filed in the legal battle to keep Izembek Refuge protected from a proposed road through Wilderness.

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.

Celebrating 35 Years of ANILCA

The Alaska National Interest Lands Claims Act, signed into law December 2, 1980, placed 104 million acres into conservation status, 57 million acres of which were protected as Wilderness Areas. The new law set out to protect areas of national significance and to safeguard subsistence use by Alaska Native peoples. This monumental legislation has shaped the Alaska we know today.

Izembek Wilderness Protected!

A Federal judge rules to protect Izembek Wilderness from a proposed road from King Cove to Cold Bay that would have gone through Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.

Arctic Refuge Protected, Again!

The U.S. District Court rules that oil and gas exploration is not allowed on the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The court’s decision shuts down the most recent attempt by the State of Alaska to open the Coastal Plain to damaging oil and gas activities.

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