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....
Camp Habitat

Camp Habitat

Camp Habitat is a nature and ecology camp for kids that takes place at Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge. Every summer since 1990, local children have enjoyed guided explorations of the forests, fields, ponds, and other wetlands on the refuge. Campers learn...
Sovereign Iñupiat for a Living Arctic

Sovereign Iñupiat for a Living Arctic

Sovereign Iñupiat for a Living Arctic (SILA) is a new and growing organization housed by the Northern Center. SILA’s mission is to create space for healthy communities, spiritually, mentally, and physically; fostering the connection between people, culture and land. We are empowered as frontline communities and those who have inherent connection with the land and what it provides.

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