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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blue-dotDemocrats are pulling out all the stops to protect the Arctic from Trump
(AlterNet, 5/6/2017)

blue-dotGroups sue to keep drilling ban in Arctic, Atlantic waters
(Washington Post, 5/3/2017)

blue-dotLawsuit Challenges Trump Reversal of Arctic and Atlantic Drilling Ban
Group Statement, (5/3/2017)

blue-dotTrump signs executive order to expand drilling off America’s coasts: ‘We’re opening it up.’
(Washington Post, 4/28/2017)

blue-dotConnelly: Trump signs order to revive oil drilling in Arctic waters of Alaska
(Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 4/28/2017)

blue-dotTrump Attempts to Recklessly Expand Offshore Drilling
Group Statement (4/27/2017)

blue-dotTrump stretches authority to pull presidential withdrawals in the Arctic and Atlantic
Statement by Kristen Miller, Interim Executive Director (4/27/2017)

yellow-dotA hug for the Arctic Refuge: Man shows passion for refuge with ski trip
(Fairbanks News-Miner, 4/21/2017)

yellow-dotSenate and House Arctic Refuge Wilderness Bills Introduced
Group Statement, (4/4/2017)

blue-dotHuffman reintroduces Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act
(KRCR News, 3/29/2017)

blue-dotRep. Jared Huffman moves to protect the Arctic
Statement by Kristen Miller, Interim Executive Director (3/29/2017)

yellow-dotAlaska and Canadian Native Leaders: Protect the Arctic
Statements by delegation of Natives from Alaska and Canada (3/15/2017)

yellow-dotVuntut Gwitchin delegation heads to Washington to lobby on behalf of Porcupine caribou
(Yukon News, 3/10/2017)

yellow-dotYoung Indigenous leaders take Refuge fight to Washington
(CBC News, 3/9/2017)

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)


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