Posts Tagged "Wild Lands & Wildlife"

IMPORTANT CASES IN 2016

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.

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.

Hale Lawsuit Finally Comes to an End

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park prevailed in court against the Hale lawsuit over a road the Hale family bulldozed through the park.

Off-Road Vehicle Settlement Paves the Way to Restore Wrangell-St. Elias

Trustees settles with Wrangell-St. Elias in a lawsuit challenging off-road vehicle use in the park.

Trustees for Alaska Challenges Recreational ORV Permitting in Wrangell-St. Elias

Trustees files a lawsuit challenging Wrangell-St. Elias’s mismanagement of off-road vehicle (ORV) use in the park.

Protect Denali’s Wilderness

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 Rally To Fight Denali Snowmobile Lawsuit

Conservation groups intervene to protect Denali National Park from damaging snow machine use in the Wilderness core of the Park.

NPS Protects Old Denali From Snowmachines…Permanently

NPS formally closed all of Old Denali (the former Mt. McKinley National Park) to the use of snowmachines for any reason.

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