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Helping to conserve the spectacular natural ecosystems of Alaska for people, birds, and wildlife since 1977.

Snowy Owl at Teshekpuk Lake Special Area in the Western Arctic. Photo: Kiliii Yuyan

BirdBlog
BirdBlog

BirdBlog

Follow our blog to keep up on the latest news from the Audubon Alaska office.

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On The Wire
On The Wire

On The Wire

Follow along for solutions-based, Alaska-focused bird and conservation news.

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OK, Alaska, What Are D-1 Lands?
On The Wire

OK, Alaska, What Are D-1 Lands?

What are D-1 lands protections, how are D-1 lands vital to biodiversity, climate change, and Alaska Native communities, and why are 28 million acres on the table right now?

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What’s So Special About Alaska’s Special Areas?
On The Wire

What’s So Special About Alaska’s Special Areas?

And actually, what are Special Areas? Here’s a breakdown of the history of these life-giving zones in Alaska’s Western Arctic, and how Audubon Alaska staff helped to protect some of the most unique places on the planet.

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The Eight Ws of Ambler Road
On The Wire

The Eight Ws of Ambler Road

There's a comment period happening for the proposed Ambler Road in the Brooks Range. Here's the who, what, when, where, why, water, wildlife, and Western Arctic Caribou.

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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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Alaska WatchList
Conservation

Alaska WatchList

Highlighting Declining and Vulnerable Bird Populations

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Audubon Alaska's Ecological Atlases
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Audubon Alaska's Ecological Atlases

Order your hard copy of one of our ecological atlases.

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Our State's Birds

Recent News

The Second Crossing and Southeast Alaska’s Mendenhall Wetlands Important Bird Area
On The Wire

The Second Crossing and Southeast Alaska’s Mendenhall Wetlands Important Bird Area

And how Salmon Creek, the last option for the Juneau Douglas Second Crossing that'd be constructed off the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge, didn't make the cut.

Newsletters and Impact Reports
News

Newsletters and Impact Reports

Keep up with Audubon Alaska's conservation work through our print and electronic newsletters.

OK, Alaska, What Are D-1 Lands?
On The Wire

OK, Alaska, What Are D-1 Lands?

What are D-1 lands protections, how are D-1 lands vital to biodiversity, climate change, and Alaska Native communities, and why are 28 million acres on the table right now?

Flock to the Walk: Juneau Is Getting a Planet and Bird Walk in 2024
On The Wire

Flock to the Walk: Juneau Is Getting a Planet and Bird Walk in 2024

Juneau Audubon Society and the Marie Drake Planetarium are collaborating to bring awareness to the far-out bird species of Southeast Alaska.

The Road Not Yet Traveled: West Susitna Access Road
BirdBlog

The Road Not Yet Traveled: West Susitna Access Road

Informative take on the proposed West Susitna Access Road in relation to critically important shorebird breeding and foraging habitat.

What’s So Special About Alaska’s Special Areas?
On The Wire

What’s So Special About Alaska’s Special Areas?

And actually, what are Special Areas? Here’s a breakdown of the history of these life-giving zones in Alaska’s Western Arctic, and how Audubon Alaska staff helped to protect some of the most unique places on the planet.

The Eight Ws of Ambler Road
On The Wire

The Eight Ws of Ambler Road

There's a comment period happening for the proposed Ambler Road in the Brooks Range. Here's the who, what, when, where, why, water, wildlife, and Western Arctic Caribou.

Coastal Biologist Lindsay Addison Tells Us How to #ShareTheShore
BirdBlog

Coastal Biologist Lindsay Addison Tells Us How to #ShareTheShore

In the nicest way possible.

New Study Shows European Starlings to Be Crazy Smart; Anchoragites Probably Aren’t Surprised
On The Wire

New Study Shows European Starlings to Be Crazy Smart; Anchoragites Probably Aren’t Surprised

And how to combat the invasive European Starling at the home level for the good of Alaska’s native birds.

Let’s Talk About Threats
BirdBlog

Let’s Talk About Threats

We talked with Scott Weidensaul, naturalist, author, and migration expert, on the connection between the importance of habitat conservation and a successful migratory journey for the American Golden-Plover.

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