(This article, written by AFW’s Susan Hansen, will appear in the Sierra Borealis Newsletter) The purpose of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is to conserve threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems. A species is
On September 12, the US House of Representatives passed the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, which would halt the Trump administrations attempts to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Introduced by
The first public hearing for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Willow Master Development Plan is tonight, 6-8PM at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks! The Willow Plan (at the request of ConocoPhillips Alask
Northern wheatears, robin-sized songbirds, have just finished a summer alongside the musk oxen of northern Alaska and are now well on their way to visit their winter neighbors, the zebra. Taking off around midnight in
Yesterday, two proposals to allow bear hunting in two new areas of Chugach State Park were approved by the the Alaska Board of Game. The two areas are McHugh Creek and Upper Campbell Creek Drainage
On March 14, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its plan to remove federal Endangered Species Act protections from gray wolves in the lower 48. Without federal protections, it is likely that wolf management
This splendid black beauty was photographed by a visitor to Denali National Park right on the park road. The visitor was understandably thrilled to see and photograph this gorgeous park wolf up close and personal.
Looking for the right organization to support with this year’s Pick.Click.Give? Check out Trustees for Alaska, Alaska’s only environmental law firm. For over forty years, they have used the law to fight for the wild