Arctic Program

Arctic Program

The Northern Center advocates for complementary protective plans and management structures across Alaska’s Arctic lands and seas.

Climate Change and Energy

Climate Change and Energy

Climate change affects every region of Alaska, impacting plant and animal species, landscape features, and whole ecosystems, with direct and indirect impacts on Alaskans – especially those who have been historically excluded from and marginalized by systems of...
Clean Water and Mining

Clean Water and Mining

  Mining practices and related infrastructure developments such as construction of roads and utilities often compromise wildlife habitat, adversely impact water quality, affect places used for subsistence and recreational purposes, and accelerate climate change....
Local and Legislative

Local and Legislative

We support and engage with local, statewide, and national grassroots organizing around Alaska environmental issues.  Priorities include:  Addressing the health impacts of poor air quality in Fairbanks. Track and act upon related legislation moving through State of...
Youth and Education

Youth and Education

Educating and developing youth in our community is strongly supported by the Northern Center membership through direct, designated donations. These funds directly support a local summer camp for children, environmental youth groups, and summer...