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

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

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

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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Sizzling 17th Annual Run for the Refuge

Sizzling 17th Annual Run for the Refuge

An 11-year old girl wins 5K women’s race on Sunday August 28 at UAF ski trails to celebrate the protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Find Race scores for the 5K and 10K races here.

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Ginny Hill Wood, 95, passes on lasting wilderness legacy

Ginny Hill Wood, 95, passes on lasting wilderness legacy

Ginny Hill Wood passed away on March 8, 2013 at her Fairbanks home. Her vision and perservance is woven into the fabric of our lives, from beloved ski and bike trails, Creamer's Field Refuge to Camp Denali, to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A celebration of life will be held Sunday April 7 at 1 pm at the UAF Wood Center ballroom. Active in the Northern Center from its launch in 1971, she penned her column, From the Woodpile, in our newsletter for 23 years (1982 to 2005) about living sustainably in the north, the latest roads schemes through parks, to the continuing fight to protect wilderness.

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Comments to BLM due April 11 -- Support White Mountains RECREATION not Mining

Comments to BLM due April 11 -- Support White Mountains RECREATION not Mining

The public hearings were a great success! Of 60 people who testified at 2 recent hearings in Fairbanks, only 3 spoke in favor of opening the White Mountains National Recreation Area to mining. You have until April 11 to send in written comments. Please support Alt. B, the best for conservation and tell BLM what the White Mountains means to you!

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Northern Voices "On Arctic Ground" with Debbie Miller

Northern Voices "On Arctic Ground" with Debbie Miller

Your free ticket to explore the Western Arctic with local author, Debbie S. Miller and book contributors on Nov 17, 2012- 7pm at Schaible Auditorium. The program will feature images and natural sounds from the Western Arctic based on three seasons of explorations with a team of outstanding photographers, including Patrick Endres and Hugh Rose of Fairbanks.

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NAEC Members Speak, Salazar Listens on Western Arctic Plan

NAEC Members Speak, Salazar Listens on Western Arctic Plan

On Monday August 13, Interior Secretary Salazar outlined a proposal that will provide balance to the National Petroleum Reserve- Alaska.

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Northern Center’s Run for the Refuge Celebrates Arctic

Northern Center’s Run for the Refuge Celebrates Arctic

The Northern Alaska Environmental Center’s 16th Annual Run for the Refuge brought together runners of all ages on Sunday, July 29. The race was a memorable celebration of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge through the boreal forest trails at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Click to see the results!

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Fairbanks Hosts its First "Hands Across the Sands" Event

Fairbanks Hosts its First "Hands Across the Sands" Event

Fairbanks is located in the interior of Alaska, but what happens in our oceans affects us all. As a gateway to the Arctic, we express solidarity with coastal peoples. On August 4th, we'll gather at the Northern Center (830 College Road) at 11am to share stories about the Arctic Ocean, take the official hands across the sands (backyard) picture, and enjoy a potluck picnic.

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