Alaska Conservation Foundation > Experience Alaska > Suggested Reading
Interested in learning about the conservation movement in Alaska? Check out these books!
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- Tales of Alaska’s Bush Rat Governor: The extraordinary autobiography of Jay Hammond wilderness guide and reluctant politician.
By Jay Hammond
Contains an interesting section on the politics of Rampart Dam and a humorous inside look at politics in the state of Alaska.
- Midnight Wilderness: Journeys in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
By Debbie Miller
A brilliant look at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the importance of protecting such a place.
- Two in the Far North.
By Mardy Murie
A superb book on the life and travels of Mardy Murie.
- The Firecracker Boys.
By Dan O’Neill
Contains an impressive and in-depth account of Project Chariot.
- Boots, Bikes, and Bombers.
By Ginny Hill Wood
This book is an intimate biography of Ginny Hill Wood, a pioneering Alaska conservationist, outdoorswoman and one of the founders of Alaska Conservation Foundation.
- Early Warming.
By Nancy Lord