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Alaska Action Alerts

Get up-to-date email alerts from the Sierra Club Alaska Chapter by contacting emily@sierraclubalaska.org.

In addition to Sierra's Alerts, be sure to check out Peg Tileston's What's Up Activist Calendar compiled on behalf of the Alaska Women’s Environmental Network (AWEN), Alaska Center for the Environment (ACE), and Alaska Conservation Alliance (ACA).

The latest print news and newsletter articles on action item topics can be found under NEWS.

Also see Our Issues section for more information on the action item topic.

 

 

Current Alerts

Strike a balance in the Western Arctic
The coastal area of the Western Arctic is a unique, wildlife-rich landscape. It is also an area that oil companies want to exploit like the sprawling Prudhoe Bay complex. Now is our chance to ensure that future development is done in a way that protects wildlife, minimizes impacts to the land, and safeguards public health.

Show the Chugach your love
Attend a public hearing on the Chugach National Forest!

Protect Southeast Alaska fishing and tourism industries
The proposed open-pit and underground mines in British Columbia will directly harm our salmon streams in Southeast, Alaska. Make your voice a part of this process to stop these mines.

2014 Alaska Outings
Mark your calendar for the right trip to visit Alaska's many great destinations. Sierra Club volunteers will be leading 19 different trips to choose from.

Protect Wolves and Lynx in Skilak Recreation Area
The Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area is just 2% of the Kenai national Wildlife Refuge, but it’s a big part of where Alaskans go to enjoy the Refuge. However, its stunning wildlife are in the crosshairs of the Board of Game as it plans to permit hunting and trapping of wolves, coyote, and lynx within Skilak.

Keep the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge wild
the Alaska Board of Game recently passed a proposal that opens up the Skilak Loop area in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to firearms hunting for wolves, lynx, and coyotes. This area has been managed to protect the wildlife for 30 years, and it should stay that way.

Protect Marine Mammals from Offshore Drilling Activities
Attend a public hearing this week and urge the National Marine Fisheries Service to adopt a plan that keeps bowhead whales and other marine mammals safe.

Stop mining in the White Mountains
BLM public input is needed for the Eastern Interior Resource Management Plan.

Alaska's Wolves need our help
Have you visited Denali this year? You may have noticed it's harder now than ever to see wolves during your visit. Park officials have confirmed that wolf sightings are at an all time low. Many people suspect the 2010 Board of Game decision to eliminate the wolf buffer as the main reason.

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