Welcome to Audubon Alaska

Protecting Alaska's birds and wildlife with science-driven conservation since 1977.

From the icy, bountiful waters of the Arctic Ocean to the misty, salmon-rich rainforests of the Tongass National Forest, Audubon Alaska works to conserve the spectacular birds and wildlife—and their habitats—of the Great Land to ensure their place for future generations. We employ science and cutting-edge mapping technology to drive our conservation priorities, with an emphasis on public lands and waters. Millions of birds flock to Alaska each spring from around the globe, making this a crucial place for birds worldwide.

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Western Arctic
Western Arctic

Western Arctic

The Western Arctic abounds with birds and other wildlife.

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Tongass National Forest
Conservation

Tongass National Forest

The Tongass is home to some of the last remaining old-growth temperate rainforest in the world.

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Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean

Arctic Ocean

Audubon Alaska works to protect birds and habitat in the Arctic Ocean.

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Conservation

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Birds that nest in the Arctic Refuge migrate to all 50 states.

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Alaska WatchList
Conservation

Alaska WatchList

Highlighting Declining and Vulnerable Bird Populations

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Important Bird Areas
Important Bird Areas

Important Bird Areas

Learn about Alaska's most important hotspots for breeding, migrating, and wintering birds.

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Climate Change: How You Can Help Birds
Conservation

Climate Change

Find out ways to help birds in the face of climate change.

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Our State's Birds

Recent News

Using Science to Conserve the Arctic
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Using Science to Conserve the Arctic

Audubon Alaska released the 'Ecological Atlas of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas'

Open-pit Mining Threatens Bristol Bay
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Open-pit Mining Threatens Bristol Bay

The US EPA is considering allowing Pebble Mine to operate in Bristol Bay.

Trump Administration Takes Next Step to Expand Offshore Drilling
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Trump Administration Takes Next Step to Expand Offshore Drilling

The process to re-do the Five Year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program has begun.

Secretarial Order on the Arctic: Bad for Birds, Bad for Balance
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Secretarial Order on the Arctic: Bad for Birds, Bad for Balance

— Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke signed a Secretarial Order re-opening a planning process for oil and gas leasing in the NPRA, and calling for a review of the petroleum geology in the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain.
President Trump's Arctic Ocean Executive Order, Explained
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President Trump's Arctic Ocean Executive Order, Explained

President Trump's Executive Order on expanding federal offshore energy puts the Arctic Ocean back on the table for offshore drilling.

Reversal on Arctic Ocean Protections Puts Vital Arctic Marine Areas at Risk
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Reversal on Arctic Ocean Protections Puts Vital Arctic Marine Areas at Risk

Today, the Trump Administration directed the Department of Interior to walk back protections to vital marine areas in the U.S. Arctic Ocean.

New Bills Threaten the Tongass
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New Bills Threaten the Tongass

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Transfer Act and the State National Forest Management Act aim to continue large-tree old-growth logging.

Birds to Congress: Protect the Heart of the Arctic Refuge
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Birds to Congress: Protect the Heart of the Arctic Refuge

Record number of Senators support bill to permanently protect the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge as wilderness.

Threats to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are on the Political Horizon
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Threats to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are on the Political Horizon

The clearest threat to the Refuge comes in the form of the 2018 congressional budget reconciliation process.

H.J. Res. 69 Seeks to Undo Wildlife Protections
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H.J. Res. 69 Seeks to Undo Wildlife Protections

Senators will vote on whether to repeal the US Fish and Wildlife Final Rule, which prevents intensive hunting techniques on National Wildlife Refuges.

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