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 Gwen Dobbs or Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

Do you have a piece that ran recently in your local paper? Tell us about it.

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Latest News

green-dotNinth Circuit upholds Big Thorne timber sale in Tongass National Forest
Statement by Kristen Miller, Interim Executive Director (5/24/2017)

yellow-dotOpening Arctic Refuge to oil drilling is priority in Trump’s proposed budget
(Alaska Dispatch News, 5/23/2017)

yellow-dotTrump proposes selling off half U.S. Strategic Oil Reserve
(Bloomberg, 5/23/2017)

yellow-dotIt’s déjà vu all over again – President’s budget includes drilling in the Arctic Refuge
Statement by Kristen Miller, Interim Executive Director (5/22/2017)

yellow-dotThe Arctic Complex
(Doppiozero, 5/20/2017)

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)

white-dot25 Must-Follow NGOs in North America
(OnGood, 4/20/2017)

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)

 

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