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 Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

Do you have a recent piece in your local paper? Tell us about it.

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green-dotTrump Administration Paves Way for Old-growth Clearcutting in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest
Group Statement (10/15/2019)

white-dotNew Coalition to Protect Public Lands from Trump Administration’s Industry Giveaways
Group Statement (10/2/2019)

yellow-dotTrump administration releases rushed environmental review for Arctic Refuge drilling
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (9/12/19)

yellow-dotU.S. House Passes Legislation to Protect Arctic Refuge in Historic Vote
Group Statement (9/12/19)

yellow-dotTrump Admin. Undermines Environmental Review for Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (9/12/2019)

yellow-dotSenate Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill
Group Statement (9/11/2019)

white-dotLawsuit challenges Trump’s land swap deal to bulldoze a road in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (8/7/2019)

yellow-dotLawsuit calls out Interior Department for violating Freedom of Information Act
Group Statement (7/31/2019)

yellow-dotConservation, Alaska and Indigenous Organizations Applaud Arctic Refuge Provision in Interior Spending Bill
Group Statement (6/21/2019)

yellow-dotgreen-dotInterior Spending Bill Votes Highlight Support for Taxpayers and Alaska Public Lands
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (6/20/2019)

blue-dotBipartisan Bills Would Protect America's Coasts, Oceans and Marine Life From Offshore Drilling Expansion
Group Statement (6/19/2019)

yellow-dotConservation Organizations Support Interior Appropriations Arctic Refuge Provision
Group Statement (5/22/2019)

yellow-dotOutdoor Adventurers and Athletes Travel to D.C. to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement (5/17/2019)

green-dotLawsuit challenges massive timber sale in Alaska national forest
Group Statement (5/7/2019)

green-dotAlaska Wilderness League Applauds Introduction of Roadless Area Conservation Act
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (5/2/2019)

green-dotLegislation is Critically Needed to Protect Threatened Roadless Areas in Alaska and Utah
Group Statement (5/2/2019)

yellow-dotCongress Seizes New Opportunity to Restore Arctic Refuge Protections
Group Statement (5/1/2019)

blue-dotA Win for the Arctic as Interior Department Puts New Offshore Drilling Plan on Hold
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (4/25/2019)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Confirmation of David Bernhardt to Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (4/11/2019)

blue-dotFederal Court Once Again Reins in Trump Assault on Alaska’s Federal Lands and Waters
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/30/2019)

white-dotDistrict Court voids Interior’s land exchange deal with King Cove
Group Statement, (3/29/2019)

white-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Nomination of David Bernhardt to Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (3/28/2019)

yellow-dotAlaska Wilderness League Statement on Today's Legislative Hearing Regarding Arctic Refuge Protections
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (3/26/2019)

yellow-dotSuppressed Documents Raise New Questions About Arctic Refuge Development, David Bernhardt
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (3/13/2019)

yellow-dotPublic Overwhelmingly Opposes Drilling in Arctic Refuge
Group Statement, (3/13/2019)

yellow-dotMore than 400 Teachers and Scholars Submit Letter to BLM Calling for Arctic Refuge Protections
Group Statement, (3/12/2019)

orange-dotNative Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic
Group Statement (3/1/2019)

yellow-dotArctic Refuge Seismic Exploration Officially on Hold for 2018-2019
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/25/2019)

yellow-dotNew Bipartisan Legislation Will Restore Protections to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Group Statement, (2/11/2019)

yellow-dotSeismic Exploration on Hold for Arctic Refuge; Polar Bears Breathe a Sigh of Relief
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/8/2019)

yellow-dotFormer Oil Lobbyist Known for Altering/Omitting Arctic Refuge Data to be next Interior Secretary
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (2/4/2019)

white-dotShutdown Is ‘Extortion, Plain and Simple,’ Say 78 Groups
(Group Statement, 1/23/2019)

blue-dotHouse Leaders Blast Interior Decision to Allow Offshore Drilling to Move Forward During Shutdown
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (1/16/2019)

blue-dotRep. Huffman Introduces Bills to Protect Pacific and Arctic Oceans from Offshore Drilling
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (1/8/2019)

yellow-dotRep. Fitzpatrick, House Republicans to Interior Secretary Zinke: Slow the Rush to Drill Arctic Refuge
Statement (12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Administration Accelerates Assault on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/20/2018)

yellow-dotTrump Ramps Up Reckless Assault on the Arctic Refuge
Group Statement (12/20/2018)

white-dotZinke Out at Interior. His Likely Replacement is Even Worse for our Public Lands
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (12/15/2018)

orange-dotWestern Arctic Lease Sale the Next Chapter in Trump Arctic Assault
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (12/12/2018)

orange-dotFlawed NPR-A Leasing Process Allowed to Stand
Group Statement (12/7/2018)

orange-dotTrump Administration Announces Plans to Open More of America's Western Arctic to Development
Statement by Leah Donahey, Legislative Director (11/20/2018)

blue-dotTrump Administration Jumpstarts Arctic Assault with Arctic Ocean Lease Sale
Statement by Kristen Miller, Conservation Director (11/15/2018)

white-dotWorld Renowned Ski Mountaineer Kit DesLauriers Joins Alaska Wilderness League’s Board of Directors
Group Statement (11/15/2018)

white-dotElection Results a Rebuke to Trump’s Anti-Public Lands, Anti-Climate Agenda
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (11/7/2018)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service holds Roadless Rule hearing in Anchorage
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (9/29/2018)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service moving forward with process to remove Alaska national forests from roadless rule
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (8/30/2018)

white-dot25 environmental, advocacy organizations oppose nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh in new letter
Group Statement (8/14/2018)

green-dotU.S. Forest Service announces process to remove Alaska national forests from roadless rule
Statement by Andy Moderow, Alaska Director (8/2/2018)

green-dotCantwell bill would ensure protection of millions of acres of America’s national forests
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (8/1/2018)

yellow-dotSurprising no one, Trump administration to do no new impact studies prior to Arctic Refuge leasing
Statement by Adam Kolton, Executive Director (7/20/2018)

 

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