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.
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.
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.
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.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park prevailed in court against the Hale lawsuit over a road the Hale family bulldozed through the park.
Trustees settles with Wrangell-St. Elias in a lawsuit challenging off-road vehicle use in the park.
Trustees files a lawsuit challenging Wrangell-St. Elias’s mismanagement of off-road vehicle (ORV) use in the park.
Conservation groups today criticized U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Gale Norton for hinting to overturn a rule protecting designated Wilderness in Denali…
Conservation groups intervene to protect Denali National Park from damaging snow machine use in the Wilderness core of the Park.
NPS formally closed all of Old Denali (the former Mt. McKinley National Park) to the use of snowmachines for any reason.