[This piece originally appeared in the Anchorage Daily News. Cover photo: Caribou calves in the Utukok River Uplands, National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. (Patrick Endres)] By Pat Pourchot The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently released its final land-use plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the 23-million-acre National...
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Summer Solstice in the Arctic Refuge


League Staff | July 10, 2020
By Randy May As we stood on the gravel landing strip in Arctic Village, Alaska, my two new friends and I watched as the tiny tundra plane descended from the Brooks Range, executed a steep hairpin turn, and landed using only the first 100 yards of the strip. Read more
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Bad news for Alaska’s bears and wolves


Andy Moderow | June 14, 2020
The Trump administration has been hard on wildlife populations in Alaska, and this past week was no different as it pushes new rules to increase the killing of bears and wolves on Alaska’s public lands. Here’s more info on what they’ve done, and how we plan to fight back. Read...
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