We at Alaska Conservation Foundation are saddened by the sudden passing of Alaska Wilderness League Executive Director Adam Kolton. Adam has been a solid leader for Alaska – kind, strong, committed – and a good friend. We miss him already – very much. Michael Barber, Executive Director The following statement was issued […]
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Happy Earth Day!
Happy Earth Day from Alaska Conservation Foundation! These sunnier spring days have us feeling rejuvenated and excited to carry out our vision of protecting Alaska’s lands, waters, wildlife, and ways of life. The past year has been challenging in many ways and has made us adapt our work to the hurdles of a pandemic, discover […]
Do you know someone that is passionate about conservation in Alaska? Alaska Conservation Foundation is thrilled to announce that we are now hiring for the following positions: Operations Associate Partnership Network Coordinator (2) To apply, send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The positions will remain open until filled. To keep up with the latest […]
Nominate your 2021 Conservation Hero!
After an unprecedented year, we are excited to recognize another incredible cohort of conservation heroes. Do you know an individual or organization that deserves recognition? Nominations will be accepted through May 1, 2021. Awards will be made in the following categories: Lifetime Achievement Award Celia Hunter Award for Outstanding Volunteer Contributions Olaus Murie Award for […]
20 Moments of Happiness in 2020
It has been an unprecedented year for all of us with a plethora of trials and tribulations to navigate through. However, it has also produced moments that have brought us smiles and cheers so we wanted to close out the year by celebrating 20 moments of happiness in 2020. 88% of our Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program cohort was comprised of Alaskans – our highest local participation ever! We helped establish 20+ […]
Nominate a Conservation Hero!
We are now accepting nominations for our 2020 Conservation Achievement Awards! If you know an outstanding individual or organization working in conservation in Alaska, honor them by nominating them to receive a Conservation Achievement Award! Nominations will be accepted until June 1, 2020. The nomination process is easier than ever this year! For more information […]
Seeking Summer Interns!
Since 2000, the Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program has placed over 300 talented students in summer internships with organizations throughout Alaska. The program is specifically targeted toward students who plan a career path in conservation and are willing to make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting the pristine environment and diverse cultures of Alaska. From […]
Arctic Youth Ambassadors Accepting Applications!
Alaska Conservation Foundation is proud to be a partner of the Arctic Youth Ambassadors program. Arctic Youth Ambassador Student Applications for the 2020-2021 Cohort open December 1st, 2019! The application will include a student and nominator component and is open to Alaskan youth ages 17-21. Applications close January 5th, 2020. Apply here! Originally created by […]
2019 Conservation Achievement Awards
Since 1985, Alaska Conservation Foundation has recognized the remarkable achievements of individuals and organizations committed to protecting Alaska through the Conservation Achievement Awards program.
Spirit of Alaska Benefit Gala, Sept. 19th in San Francisco
On September 19th, join us to celebrate the Spirit of Alaska in San Francisco! Alaska-inspired fashion show, live & silent auctions, virtual reality, & more. Purchase your tickets today!