Since Donald Trump’s inauguration and his nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to the position of Secretary of the Department of Interior, industry-fueled attacks on Alaska’s wild lands and waters have picked up.
A growing number of Alaskans are resolving to address climate change while also crafting a sustainable future for our state’s economy. Below, wilderness guide Haley Johnston describes what made her fall in love with the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. And if you're from Alaska and wish to add your voice, head on...
On the final day of May 2017, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke – the man responsible for preserving America’s public lands – stood before the Alaska Oil and Gas Association conference and declared Alaska “open for business.” Read more
(This piece is posted with permission from Andy Kerr's Public Lands Blog. You can find the original post here. As in Oregon, the "Westerman bill" would have hugely negative consequences on Alaska's Tongass National Forest.) Read more