Our hearts go out to the residents of the Gulf Coast. Alaskans know the fear and uncertainty they face. The devastating impacts of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexio is a frightening reminder of not only the Exxon Valdez spill, but of the risks Alaska faces with proposals to develop offshore oil reserves […]
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Both nonprofit and public sectors can engage volunteers in facilitating and gaining community support of mission-critical work. But, remarkably few organizations possess the knowledge to effectively structure a volunteer program. Strategic Volunteer Engagement: A Guide for Nonprofit and Public Sector Leaders is a strategic framework for current and future nonprofit and public sector leaders open to exploring […]
In April 2010, the Alaska Legislature paved the way for Alaska to become a leader in the global market for clean energy. With assistance from ACF grantees Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) and Alaska Conservation Alliance (ACA), the Alaska Legislature passed a statewide energy bill that will have far-reaching effects for the entire state. The new […]
Ever wonder what conservation in Alaska really means? Here’s your opportunity to ask an Alaskan! Submit your question now to: firstname.lastname@example.org!
In the wake of the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, President Obama ordered a 6-month moratorium on new permits for deepwater oil and gas wells. The decision suspends planned exploration in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas off the coast of Alaska. Making the announcement in a press conference this week, he also expressed frustration with BP, and expressed that […]
Waterkeeper Alliance (WKA) has deployed five member organizations (Gulf Coast WKO’s), similar to ACF grantees Prince William Soundkeeper and Cook Inletkeeper, to the front lines of the BP oil spill zone. These organizations are sharing their expertise on oil spills by helping local fishermen understand the impact of the chemicals being used in the clean […]
ACF’s annual Conservation Internship Program (CIP) kicks off in June with the arrival of 26 new interns hailing from Honduras to Alaska and every place in between.