WILD ALASKA BLOG

 

Behind the Scenes: H.R. 1146 Passes!

By League Staff | October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A firsthand account of activities on Capitol Hill during the historic House vote to protect the Arctic Refuge.

Greater Mooses Tooth Development Set To Proceed In Western Arctic

By League Staff | March 9, 2015

With national media attention laser-focused on attempts to stop drilling in the Arctic, one development project in the Western Arctic recently got the green light. In late February, the Greater Mooses Tooth project (GMT1) was approved by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). This project could be the first commercial development within the National Petroleum […]

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South Carolina Kindergartners Accept Arctic Challenge

By Monica Scherer | February 19, 2015

Once upon a time, there was a plucky school in South Carolina that wondered how its students could help protect the Arctic. The question traveled far and wide, until finally it landed at Alaska Wilderness League…and we had a very enthusiastic answer. By becoming “Arctic Experts”!

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A Nautical Love Story In America’s Tongass

By Dan Kirkwood | February 11, 2015

On June 16, 2006, the M/V David B left Bellingham, Washington, bound for Juneau on her maiden voyage as a passenger vessel. Eight years earlier, Christine and Jeffrey Smith found the David B tucked behind a breakwater on Lopez Island, in Washington’s San Juan Islands. The tired old wooden boat, built in 1929, was showing her age. But when […]

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