Wild Lands & Wildlife

Alaska Brief Newsletter–October 2017

October brought good news I love the fall season. The smell of change cuts through the Alaska chill and reminds me that…

Ninth Circuit upholds NPS authority over waterways

  The Ninth Circuit Court ruled today to uphold the National Park Service’s authority to manage boating activities on navigable rivers within…

13-year-old tells EPA to protect Bristol Bay

Emily Charles organized a protest outside the Anchorage office of the Environmental Protection Agency in early August. The middle school activist invited…

BLM puts drilling before subsistence

The Bureau of Land Management is trying to use its 2017 oil and gas lease sale to undermine protections to the Western…

Taking heart from the wild

Kat, Catherine and Hannah finished their summer internships with Trustees, but they wrote their reflections on what they learned and accomplished, both in…

Defending a national treasure

Catherine, Hannah and Kat finished their summer internships with Trustees, but left these words as a reflection on what they learned and accomplished,…

From greenbelt to mountain top

I am a committed bicycle commuter. I started commuting by bike at 15 when I got my first job doing data entry…

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…

Alaska’s wild life just miles from the city

Trustees interns always explore the Alaska wilderness with new eyes and perspectives. Here, Hannah Oakes talks about bumping into Alaska’s wild life…

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