Alaska’s wild salmon are a natural and economic wonder. One of the areas where their amazing journey from spawning grounds to sea takes place is in the cold, wild Kenai River. We’ve been part of that story for 15 years,… Read More
Every year, Alaska’s Western Arctic caribou herd migrates across a third of the state, including Kobuk Valley National Park. This remarkable herd, with nearly half a million caribou, crisscrosses sculpted sand dunes, breaks trails through the tundra and swims across the Kobuk River… Read More
While Alaska is blessed with an abundance of public land, access to that land is not guaranteed. Chugach State Park, the third largest state park in America, is located at the edge of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. Chugach has been impacted… Read More
With hundreds of pristine rivers, lakes and streams, the southwest Alaska region abounds with natural resources, diverse habitats, world-class recreation spots and a rich culture and history. Covering an area the size of Washington state, this 40-million- acre region supports… Read More
Alaska’s Wood-Tikchik State Park is known for its expansive, undeveloped wilderness and abundant wildlife. As a major spawning area for salmon—the foundation of southwest Alaska’s ecology, economy and culture—the park was created in order to protect fish and wildlife breeding… Read More
Internationally recognized for the importance of its wetlands, Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, at the tip of the Alaskan peninsula, contains one of the largest eelgrass beds in the world. Threatened Steller’s eider and more than 90 percent of the world’s… Read More
Though Alaska is a state of great expanse, small places matter. As the critical first project of The Conservation Fund’s Coastal Alaska Initiative, more than 830 acres of rugged Cape Bingham cliffs and 12 miles of pristine coastline are now… Read More
Brad Meiklejohn is our Alaska Representative. So far, we’ve protected nearly 320,000 acres across the state. An avid outdoorsman, Brad has completed a 300-mile traverse of the state’s Central Arctic, on foot and via packraft, among other wilderness adventures. Please contact him with questions regarding Alaska projects.