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Why I’ll Be in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 20

8/8/2005 // By Shalen Fairbanks

I’ve never been to the Arctic National Willdlife Refuge–but I have been to Alaska. It’s an absolutely amazing place, full of stark snow-capped mountains, dark blue water teeming with wildlife, massive glaciers, and so much more. For some reason, the …


8/5/2005 // By Larry Schweiger

People my age will remember the day a young, charismatic President challenged the nation to put a man on the moon before the decade’s end. Despite the odds, America rose to meet John F. Kennedy’s challenge. Why? Because we’re a …

More Information: About the Refuge

8/1/2005 // By NWF

The 19.6 million acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Alaska is one of the wildest, most pristine places in the United States. The 1.5 million acres of its coastal plain being proposed for oil exploration, often referred to as …

Hitting the Road to Protect the Arctic Refuge

7/21/2005 // By Shalen Fairbanks

Today, I’m proud to be an American. I stood side by side earlier with people from all walks of life — and together we kicked off a nationwide campaign to keep oil drilling out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. …