Posts Tagged "NPS"

Protect bears, wolves now!

Two Alaskans made the news last month after lying about unlawfully killing a female bear and her cubs. One of the headlines…

Supreme Court to hear Sturgeon case

The U.S. Supreme Court decided today to hear a case concerning the National Park Service’s authority to regulate boating activities on rivers…

Protections for Alaska bears and wolves at risk

  Two memos from the Department of Interior may undo years of work and public comment that helped shape wildlife regulations in…


Lessons learned on the trail

Trustees interns always explore the Alaska wilderness with new eyes and perspectives. Here, Catherine talks about the life lessons learned on the…


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,, 907-276-9410 Jim Adams, Alaska Regional Director,…


Ninth Circuit Hears Sturgeon v. Frost Hovercraft Case Again

In October 2016, the Ninth Circuit heard argument in a case challenging the National Park Service’s authority to protect Alaska’s national parks by regulating activities on navigable waters within parks.


America’s Best Idea, the National Parks, Turns 100

Trustees for Alaska’s Staff Attorney Katie Strong shares why national parks are important to her as the National Park System turns 100.

Recreational Snow Machining in our National Parks

Wrangell-St. Elias, is considering allowing recreational snow machining in the park, including Wilderness. ANILCA does not include recreational snow machine use in parks.


National Parks Are Important to Alaska

CLIENT PERSPECTIVE: Jim Adams, the Alaska Region Director of the National Parks Conservation Association talks about our work to protect Alaska’s national parks.