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Conserving and protecting habitats in Interior and Arctic Alaska for wildlife, culture, environmental health and future generations since 1971.


Media Release - Proposed Road to Ambler Cut from State Budget

Media Release - Proposed Road to Ambler Cut from State Budget

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Dec 15, 2014 01:05 AM |

Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Cut from FY2016 State Budget

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2014 Giving Guide

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Dec 11, 2014 04:00 PM |

year end giving

The end of the year is the most popular time for charitable giving, when people think about giving and when they choose to give tax deductible donations.

We appreciate your support all year and want to make donating to the Northern Center as easy as possible for you during the busy holiday season.

Your donation makes you a member of the Center, and membership means you're part of a large group of people who care deeply about the conservation of wilderness in interior and Arctic Alaska. We have over 1600 members, which includes folks outside of Alaska, because everyone loves the enchanting beauty of the far north. People who have lived here their whole life, people who have had once-in-a-lifetime trips in the arctic, and people who will never make it to Alaska's wilderness can all relate to that desire to protect some of the last truly wild places in the world. 

Thank you for your support and understanding that wilderness is for everyone.

Best wishes for the new year - 2015!

CLICK THE BELOW LINKS FOR EASY ACCESS TO GIVING.

MAJOR DONOR - GIVING LEVEL $1000 AND ABOVE

MONTHLY DONOR - THE EASE OF DONATING AUTOMATICALLY WITH YOUR CREDIT CARD. DON'T WORRY ABOUT RENEWAL DATES.

DONATIONS - CLICK HERE FOR EASY ONLINE GIVING.

MEMBERSHIP ANNUAL RENEWAL 

GIFT MEMBERSHIP - GIVE THE GIFT OF WILDERNESS TO THOSE FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS WHO HAVE EVERYTHING. 

FRED MEYER REWARDS - SIGN UP WITH YOUR REWARDS CARD NUMBER AND THEY GIVE A PERCENTAGE OF YOUR PURCHASE TOTAL TO THE CENTER. 

AMAZON SMILE - USE A SPECIAL LINK TO MAKE PURCHASES THROUGH YOUR OWN ACCOUNT. A PERCENTAGE GOES TO THE NORTHERN CENTER.

MAIL A CHECK:

NAEC 830 COLLEGE ROAD  FAIRBANKS, AK 99701

CALL US 907-452-5021

EMAIL FOR MORE INFO: lori@northern.org 

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AIDEA MEETING - ROAD TO AMBLER

AIDEA MEETING - ROAD TO AMBLER

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Dec 01, 2014 01:00 AM |

We need your help to stop the proposed industrial mining road to Ambler. AIDEA is holding a two-day meeting about the road in Fairbanks on December 16 & 17th, 2014.

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Road to Ambler Fact Sheets

Road to Ambler Fact Sheets

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Dec 01, 2014 07:40 AM |

The proposed road to the Ambler Mining District would make thousands of acres in the Brooks Range accessible for open-pit mining. Read our fact sheets to find out more about the potential impacts of this mega-project.

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Air Quality Public Comment Period Open Now

Air Quality Public Comment Period Open Now

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Dec 05, 2014 06:05 AM |

The public comment period is open now and there are opportunities to attend Open Houses to learn more about the SIP (State Implementation Plan) and to comment on it in person if you wish to. Written comments are due VERY soon: December 19, 2014.

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Alaska Wildlife Public Hearings Announced

Alaska Wildlife Public Hearings Announced

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Oct 25, 2014 07:00 AM |

National Park Service-Alaska Sets Hearings for Sport Hunting Proposals. Written Comment period ends December 3, 2014.

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NIGHT FOR THE NORTH

NIGHT FOR THE NORTH

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Oct 20, 2014 01:15 PM |

*updated Nov 1st. Register at the door. Raven Landing on Cowles, across from the library. 5:30pm Nov 1st.

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Northern Center Comments on wildlife

Northern Center Comments on wildlife

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Oct 19, 2014 02:00 AM |

Here is a copy of a letter with comments from the Northern Center to the National Park service regarding the proposed rule-making for National Park Preserves in Alaska.

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The Northern Line Fall 2014

The Northern Line Fall 2014

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Oct 07, 2014 07:05 PM |

Here is our latest version of The Northern Line - Fall 2014. Please click through to see what we've been working on and see what we have planned for the rest of this year.

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Donate to the Northern Center with Amazon Smile Program

Donate to the Northern Center with Amazon Smile Program

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Sep 26, 2014 04:00 AM |

Amazon.com has a charitable giving program - Amazon Smile. The Northern Center has signed up and will receive 0.5% of your eligible purchase when you access your account by using the link we provide.

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Wilderness Voices - Arctic Refuge Travelogue

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Sep 23, 2014 08:45 AM |

Wilderness Voices - Arctic Refuge Travelogue

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Auction donations now accepted!

Auction donations now accepted!

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Sep 11, 2014 04:00 PM |

Click here to a link for our donation and sponsorship form.

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Run for the Refuge 2014 Race Results

Run for the Refuge 2014 Race Results

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Jul 30, 2014 10:45 PM |

Thank you to all who participated and sponsored the 18th Annual Run for the Refuge / Walk for Wilderness. Special thanks to all the volunteers. The race results are posted here.

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MEDIA RELEASE: 18th Annual Run for the Refuge Celebrates Wilderness

MEDIA RELEASE: 18th Annual Run for the Refuge Celebrates Wilderness

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Jul 23, 2014 04:50 PM |

Please click through to read the Media Release for our 18th Annual Run for the Refuge. The Run and the Walk for Wilderness will be held Sunday, July 27th at UAF. Image is of Frank Keim - leader of the Walk for Wilderness.

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Run for the Refuge Course Map

Run for the Refuge Course Map

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Jul 23, 2014 02:35 AM |

Run for the Refuge/Walk for Wilderness is Sunday, July 27th. 1:00p.m. start at the UAF Ski Hut. Day of Registration begins at noon.

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2014 Run for the Refuge & Walk for Wilderness

2014 Run for the Refuge & Walk for Wilderness

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Jun 17, 2014 12:00 PM |

Please join us on Sunday, July 27th for the 18th Annual Run for the Refuge with 5K walk/run, 10K run, and 1 mile Walk for Wilderness to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

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The Northern Line Summer 2014

The Northern Line Summer 2014

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Jun 27, 2014 01:20 PM |

Here is our latest version of The Northern Line - Summer 2014 version. Please click through to see what we've been working on, meet our new Interns, and see what we have planned for this summer.

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June Membership Drive

June Membership Drive

Posted by Lori Hanemann at Jun 05, 2014 12:00 PM |

Sign up as NEW MEMBER in June to win great prizes. Already a member? Refer friends and you can win prizes too!

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NAEC 2014 Annual Membership Meeting and Picnic

NAEC 2014 Annual Membership Meeting and Picnic

Posted by Lori Hanemann at May 28, 2014 07:00 AM |

Dessert Potluck!

Please join us Friday, May 30, 2014 5:30p.m. for our Annual Membership Meeting & Picnic at the Northern Center backyard.  Dinner and beverages will be served. Dessert potluck! We can still use volunteer help. lori@northern.org if you can help at the event.

 
 
 
 

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Action on Susitna Dam! Alaska Energy Authority Open House in Fairbanks

Action on Susitna Dam! Alaska Energy Authority Open House in Fairbanks

Posted by Lori Hanemann at May 19, 2014 01:00 PM |

Action Alert!

Time to ask key questions about Susitna Dam.

The Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) is hosting an Open House this Thursday in Fairbanks, May 22nd 4:30pm – 7:30pm. Learn about project updates and find out what environmental and engineering studies are underway. The Alaska Energy Authority has been spending state dollars, hundreds of millions, to move forward on construction of the Susitna-Watana dam. Alaskans have been asking questions and sharing concerns about a mega project and the costs associated with it as well as the effects on the land, watershed, and animals.

Please attend the Open House and ask those key questions:

The economics of this plan?

The risk to salmon?

The rivers and watershed?

The effects on the ecosystems?

Wildlife impacts?

Hunting and fishing impacts?

Why not spend money on energy efficiency and more cost-effective/greater capacity energy projects? 

 
AEA is hosting a meeting in Fairbanks on Thursday May 22nd, 4:30-7:30 pm at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center. Please attend this meeting and ask the key questions.  

 

 
Learn more about the project, its impacts, and concerns here:  Susitna River Coalition.

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