Alaska Wilderness League staff and supporters live in every corner of this country. Whenever concerned citizens voice their passion for Alaska’s wilderness in the media, we catalog it. Below you’ll find Alaska in the news, as well as the most recent press releases from the League.

Are you a member of the press, or do you have a media-related question for the League? Contact Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

Do you have a recent piece in your local paper? Tell us about it.

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yellow-dotSkier embarks on epic snow adventure in Alaska for the Arctic Refuge
(San Francisco Gate, 3/9/2017)

yellow-dotLawmakers push to revive oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge
(Associated Press, 2/23/2017)

green-dotiLCP Fellow Amy Gulick’s 1Frame4Nature: The Tongass National Forest
(National Geographic, 2/10/2017)

yellow-dotConservationists fill hours of testimony against Arctic Refuge drilling resolution
(Juneau Empire, 1/31/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska delegation makes moves to open Arctic Refuge
(Fairbanks News-Miner, 1/17/2017)

yellow-dotBig Oil allies drop Arctic Refuge drilling bills
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (1/6/2017)

blue-dotObama and the Arctic
(New York Times, 12/28/2016)

blue-dotU.S., Canada say Arctic waters now off limits
(Arctic Sounder, 12/23/2016)

blue-dotASRC: Obama acts in our name, ignores our needs
(APRN, 12/21/2016)

blue-dotObama uses executive authority, secures Arctic legacy with 125 million acres of protection
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (12/20/2016)

green-dotForest Service aims to curb old-growth logging in Tongass National Forest
(Alaska Dispatch News, 12/15/2016)

yellow-dotEnvironmentalists ready for ANWR fight, with vets in their camp
(APRN, 12/14/2016)

green-dotTongass National Forest plan moves to young-growth timber
(Associated Press, 12/9/2016)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service finalizes Tongass National Forest management plan
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/9/2016)

yellow-dotHow Two Tribal Women Are Fighting to Protect the Arctic From Oil Drilling
(AlterNet, 12/5/2016)

yellow-dotGranting Refuge
(Patagonia: The Cleanest Line, 12/2/2016)

yellow-dotPatagonia urges U.S. government to protect Arctic Refuge from oil drilling
(Treehugger, 11/28/2016)

yellow-dotGwich’in to Congress: Designate the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain as Wilderness
Group Statement (11/28/2016)

yellow-dotTrump’s Victory Reignites Battles Over National Parks and Other Federal Lands
(Medium, 11/25/2016)

white-dotMillions buck Black Friday shopping frenzy to #OptOutside
(USA Today, 11/23/2016)

blue-dotObama cancels oil lease sales in Arctic through 2022
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 11/18/2016)

blue-dotObama administration closes Arctic Ocean to future risky and reckless drilling
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (11/18/2016)

orange-dotToothless: More proposed drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
(The Hill, 10/14/2016)

blue-dotNorway minister urged to halt Arctic oil drilling
(Climate Home, 10/13/2016)

white-dotCongressional attack on Alaska public lands and waters
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (9/21/2016)

green-dotForest Service fails to receive bids for outdated Tongass National Forest timber sale
Statement by Dan Kirkwood, Rainforest Campaign Manager, Alaska Wilderness League (9/15/2016)

green-dotVisiting Alaska’s Fortress of Bears
(Outside Magazine, 8/11/2016)

blue-dotThink forward about natural resources
(Fairbanks News-Miner, 8/1/2016)

blue-dotMy Turn: Together, Alaskans can build a legacy that we can be proud of
(Juneau Empire, 7/26/2016)

orange-dotBureau of Land Management to begin review of second commercial oil development in western Arctic
Group Statement (7/26/2016)

blue-dotBig Oil makes a push for risky and reckless Arctic drilling
(The Hill, 7/18/2016)

white-dotRepublicans unleash attack on public lands, waters in the Arctic, Alaska
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director, Alaska Wilderness League (7/12/2016)

orange-dotCIRI eyes land in refuges, NPR-A to fulfill promise
(APRN, 7/8/2016)

blue-dotInterior hands down strict Arctic-specific offshore drilling rules
(Washington Examiner, 7/7/2016)

blue-dotObama administration takes first step in Arctic Ocean regulations
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director, Alaska Wilderness League (7/7/2016)

blue-dotObama weighs big Arctic decision
(The Hill, 7/3/2016)

blue-dotForecast Cloudy for Arctic Offshore Oil Drilling
(Bloomberg, 6/30/2016)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service enters home stretch for amending Tongass National Forest management plan
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/30/2016)

green-dotConservation groups strongly opposed to forest provisions in wildfire legislation
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (6/23/2016)

blue-dotTime to Take the Arctic off the Table to Drilling
Statement by Cindy Shogan, Executive Director (6/16/2016)


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