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 […]
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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+ […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Since 1985, Alaska Conservation Foundation has recognized the remarkable achievements of individuals and organizations committed to protecting Alaska through the Conservation Achievement Awards program.
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!
Every year, philanthropic organizations across Alaska invest millions to help children, families and communities thrive. Today, we have united to share a critical message – Alaskan’s are counting on a budget that will support healthy communities across the state. Our future and our children’s future are relying on sound decisions being made today. Read our […]
The 2019 participants of our Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program have started their summer internships! These students will spend 12 weeks working at conservation organizations around Alaska. Natalie Armstrong – Program and Outreach Assistant, Alaska Longline Fisherman’s Association Brian Boyle – Anchorage Sustainability Intern, Municipality of Anchorage Jenna DiFolco – Alaska Intern, Defenders of Wildlife Katia Galambos – Stream Watch […]
Alaska Conservation Foundation is excited to welcome Danielle Stickman to the team as our new Network Coordinator! At the beginning of May 2019, Danielle was hired as the new Network Coordinator for the Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Danielle is of Dena’ina and Koyukon Athabascan descent. She was raised in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Nondalton which […]