People & Places

“Farewell Alaska, I’ll be back!”

In May, our summer interns, Maggie and Jenna, jumped into legal research and writing, and into exploring the state, but how time flies!…

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Gwich’in Nation resolves to protect Arctic Refuge

In June, delegates of the Gwich’in Nation unanimously reaffirmed a resolution to protect the birthplace and nursery grounds of the Porcupine caribou…

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Alaska Brief Newsletter–July 2018

I believe in the three branches of government because the check on any one branch’s power is what protects our democracy. Our…

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Sharing the wild with bears

Our legal director Valerie Brown just spent some time sharing the wild with bears. Here she talks about how the proposed Pebble…

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Meet our 2018 summer interns!

Each year interns spend their summer with Trustees for Alaska. They conduct legal research, draft pleadings, participate in client meetings and assist…

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Remembering Susan Olsen (1936-2018)

Alaska lost a dedicated advocate for wild Alaska last month. For the time I knew Susan Olsen, she always had a ready…

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Court tells state to act on water rights

An Alaska Superior Court Judge ruled last week that the State of Alaska’s delay in making decisions on water use applications that…

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Alaska Brief Newsletter–April 2018

The earth is talking to us. It speaks to us through melting ice and rising sea levels. It shouts out warnings through…

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Putting the planet on stage

During the Earth Day weekend, artists, performers, thinkers and students from around the world will amass at the Earth Matters on Stage…

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Why I just Picked, Clicked, and Gave to Trustees

Longtime Alaskan Danielle Williams has spent her entire career working to improve the health of Alaska communities. She currently serves on the…

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