Clean air and water is essential to support Alaska’s huge and diverse ecosystem. Trustees for Alaska has a long history of protecting the clean water and wildlife resources. From our earliest days challenging Susitna Hydroelectric Project to today’s fights for Seward Alaska’s harbor and against Pebble Mine, Trustees for Alaska hold our clean air and water as key program in our mission.
Once a place gets officially designated as “the Pebble deposit” or “the Ambler mining district” or “the National Petroleum Reserve” or “the 1002 area,” the name seems to override its natural purpose. Industry and land managers influence these designations, but … Read More
If there’s one thing we learned from the last election cycle, it’s that Alaskans care about salmon. No, Alaska voters did not pass a ballot measure that would have strengthened and updated the law protecting salmon habitat, but “salmon love” ruled … Read More
An Alaska Supreme Court decision this month will allow Alaskans to vote on how they want salmon habitat protected during development projects. So what would Prop 1 do? If passed, it will update rules that haven’t been revised since statehood. … Read More
Court ruling keeps fish habitat initiative on ballot Today the Alaska Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right of Alaska citizens to raise issues and vote on them. The decision allows an initiative updating and strengthening state law protecting fish habitat … Read More