Posts Tagged "NPS"

A Major Road Block for the Ill-Conceived Road to Ambler

Federal agencies reject AIDEA’s application to build a 220-mile road to Ambler to access mining areas as incomplete.

U.S. Supreme Court Hears National Parks Case

The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in Sturgeon v. Frost, a case challenging the National Park Service’s authority to protect Alaska’s National Parks by regulating boating on rivers within parks.

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.

The Ambler Road to Ruin Grinds On

The Road to Ambler is a remnant from Governor Sean Parnell’s ill-conceived “Roads to Resources” program. This proposed 220-mile industrial access road…

Decision to Protect Izembek Wilderness Appealed

The Alaska District Court upheld the Secretary of the Interior’s decision to reject building a road through Wilderness in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in early September. Now the State of Alaska, the city of King Cove, and several others are appealing that decision to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Predators Protected by New Regulations on National Preserves

The National Park Service adopts new sport hunting regulations in Alaska’s national preserves that ban unbearable methods like bear baiting and killing wolves during denning.

US Supreme Court to Hear Yukon-Charley Case

The US Supreme Court agrees to review Yukon-Charley case upholding National Park Service authority to regulate rivers. Case involves illegal use of a hovercraft in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.

2014: The Year in Review

Looking back over the last twelve months, Trustees for Alaska and everyone who loves Alaska have a lot to celebrate. Trustees had…

State Predator Controls Go Too Far for National Preserves

UPDATE: We have submitted comments on behalf of our clients to the National Park Service on banning predator control on National park lands in Alaska. To…

The Road to Ambler: An Endangered Wild

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, the United States’ premier wilderness park, stretches across the Arctic Divide and the Brooks…

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