Posts Tagged "Wild Lands & Wildlife"

Interns on the issues: Does Alaska view wolves as vermin or vital species?

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

Art that reflects the land

Ryder Erickson makes paintings from his home in Unalakleet, Alaska. He says climate change hits close to home. He’s a self-taught artist…

Alaska Brief Newsletter — April 2017

Dear Supporter: We have good reason to celebrate this month. The company that wanted to put a coal strip mine through 14 miles…

There’s a bear behind you!

  Running into a bear can turn into the story of a lifetime. Running into a bear 30 times over can turn…

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…

What did we learn from the Exxon Valdez?

The Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989, spilling over 11 million gallons of…

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…

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.

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