Alaska

Three-pawed grizzly bear at Alaska's Denali National Park (Courtesy National Park Service)

Three-Pawed Grizzly Bear Turns Heads, Beats Odds at Alaska’s Denali National Park

A three-pawed grizzly bear is getting some attention at Alaska’s Denali National Park – not just for his head-turning appearance, but for his ability to survive despite his handicap. Park …

Tundra Swan (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Preserve The Reserve!

As noted here recently, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is taking public comment on how it can best manage the Indiana-sized National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska (Reserve).  A sportsman …

Alaska Youth for Environmental Action Gather to Address Elected Officials

Displaying initiative I couldn’t have imagined as a teenager, 24 young activists (ages 13-18) from around Alaska gathered in Juneau last month for the 12th annual Civics and Conservation Summit, …

Protect Alaska’s Duck Factory!

Arctic fox kits on St. Paul, Pribilof Islands ,Alaska

Photo of the Day: Arctic Fox Kits

See Alaska’s Wildlife and Wilderness In Person Travel with NWF to explore Alaska, including hiking in Denali National Park and exploring the coastline in Kenai Fjords National Park.  Learn more …

Of Puppies and Polar Bears

As we continue to celebrate National Wildlife Week it was also brought to my attention that today is National Puppy Day. For some of us, our love for wildlife is …

Valentine for Bristol Bay- Jewelers oppose Pebble Mine

Here is a tough question: How do you get a sportsman, a mans man to write a valentines day themed blog post? How do you motivate someone who is much …

New EPA Report Looks Toxic for Pebble Mine

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency released a report detailing the entirety of known toxic chemical releases throughout the Pacific Northwest in 2010. The report results- startling, The Alaska results- …

Two Bristol Bay cubs share good polling news

New Poll: Americans and Bears Once Again Oppose Pebble Mine

Last month, a voter’s initiative in Bristol Bay signalled that locals opposed placing what might be the largest gold and copper  mine in North America in the headwaters of the streams and rivers supporting the world’s …

Mr. Polar Bear Goes to Washington

Washington, DC got a rare sight this week — Arctic wildlife walking through our nation’s capitol.  If you were stuck in construction traffic on Constitution Avenue you may have caught …

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