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Nature Conservancy names four new trustees

...role in fisheries law and policy. The Nature Conservancy works with diverse partners all across Alaska to conserve lands and waters for fish and wildlife. The organization's science-first, solution-oriented approach to conserving salmon habitat...
At Alaska Supreme Court, a session of Tracy Arm wrestling between Juneau and Petersburg

...Arm.The CBJ said Petersburg's northern boundary should be much farther south, near Cape Fanshaw, and that the land and water north of that line should belong to the CBJ.In summer 2012, the state's Local Boundary Commission came up with...
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board position

...assist the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation in evaluating grant proposals for the Recreational Trail Grant and Land and Water Conservation Fund programs. ORTAB members may also be asked for advice on other related subjects, which may include...
Presentation: From Bellingham to Kotzebue in six short months

...responsible for helping make the presentation possible. The nonprofit aims to "lead the effort to preserve wild lands and waters in Alaska by engaging citizens and decision makers with a courageous, constant, victorious voice for Alaska...
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...harvest, mine or catch to make a living and fill the state coffers.State and Native officials understand that. On the land and water they control, economic development is king. But that's only 39 percent of Alaska, the largest state, which is...
Funding a sustainable Southeast

...for the purpose of preserving it, but that's only part of what it does to follow its mission of conserving the lands and waters. "We see that investments in economic development are a way to get the kind of change we're looking for," Cohen...
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue

...comprehensive process to identify protections needed on public lands and waters in the spill region. To date, the habitat protection...ignoring comparable protections on state and federal lands and waters. As these areas are already in public ownership...
My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...that created the Alaska Ferry System; the study by Dr. George W. Rogers of the University of Alaska that compares land and water transportation; the rationale of Foss Trucking, which shows the impact on the distance between the warehouse and...
My Turn: Somerville's opinion hypocritical authority on federal land and waters within Alaska's manage resources on federal lands and waters in Alaska. This was yet manage resources on federal land and waters.Well played, Ron.? Peter...
My Turn: Continuing the work of Katie John

...rights, at least on federal waters. We still have a long way to go in making sure those rights are protected on all lands and waters across the state.I am hopeful that one day we will no longer have to struggle against the state for the right to...


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