Paddling To The Arctic Ocean


League Staff | July 21, 2017
Richard Spener sits on the board of Alaska Wilderness League, and first visited Alaska in 1987 where he and his wife, Toni Armstrong, sea kayaked in Glacier Bay. Since then they have paddled and hiked in Alaska a total of 12 times, including five unguided trips to the Arctic Refuge....
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Trump’s Budget Sells Out Alaska To Big Business


Kristen Miller | June 14, 2017
(This piece originally appeared in The Hill.) Outside of issuing executive orders and rolling back environmental protections, the Trump administration has been proficient at very little sound policy — but it sure does know how to snuggle up to big business. Read more
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Marching For The Arctic, Marching For Our Climate


Kristen Miller | May 2, 2017
On the 100th day of the Trump administration, millions of people across the planet joined forces at the People’s Climate March to show the world and its leaders our unity on the need to find solutions to the climate crisis. Read more
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A Prayer For The Arctic Refuge


Corey Himrod | February 17, 2017
A self-described mountain guide, polar and spiritual explorer, Ario Daniel Z’Hoo is preparing to embark on an once-in-a-lifetime expedition to protect one of wildest places on Earth: the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. For Ario, however, this is a return to a place that captured his heart more than a decade...
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