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Anchorage, AK
Alaska

750 West 2nd Ave. #205
Anchorage, AK 99501

Main: 907.277.6722
Fax: 907.277.6723
Email: akro@npca.org

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In the 1800s, Glacier National Park had 150 active glaciers. Today, because of climate change, there are only 25.

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Drawing the Line:  Stopping Alaska’s War on Wolves and Bears

A significant issue threatening wilderness integrity and wildlife – particularly bears and wolves –are the state of Alaska’s hunting regulations, which apply to 19 million acres of national preserve lands, where sport hunting is allowed. Such egregious hunting methods including baiting, snaring, and “spotlighting,” or shooting bears while they hibernate, need to be permanently banned on all lands managed by the National Park Service.
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Protect Gates of the Arctic National Preserve: Stop the Ambler Mining Road

Think a 220-mile industrial access road that crosses over one hundred rivers and streams, interferes with subsistence lifestyles of rural Alaskans and travels into Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve is a bad idea? So do we. Unfortunately, that is exactly what the state of Alaska is proposing: a private industrial road along the southern Brooks Range to facilitate construction of an open pit copper mine near Ambler, Alaska. Read More >


Who We Are

Alaska is a land of superlatives… the biggest park, the highest mountain, and the most bears. In fact, two-thirds of the acreage of the entire U.S. National Park System is in Alaska—that's 54 million acres! Much of this was added in 1980 when Congress passed the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), one of the great milestones in the history of American land conservation.

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Stop the Ambler Mining Road
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Gates of the Arctic National Preserve

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Protect Bristol Bay Wild Salmon
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Protecting Bristol Bay

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Wolves and Bears at Risk in Alaska
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All Alaska National Preserves

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