NPCA's Park Advocate » Lake Clark http://parkadvocate.org News and views of the National Parks Conservation Association Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:18:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Video: Wild Salmon at Stake If Mines Are Built Next to Lake Clark National Park and Preserve http://parkadvocate.org/video-wild-salmon-at-stake-if-mines-are-built-next-to-lake-clark-national-park-and-preserve/ http://parkadvocate.org/video-wild-salmon-at-stake-if-mines-are-built-next-to-lake-clark-national-park-and-preserve/#comments Thu, 30 May 2013 08:52:58 +0000 http://www.parkadvocate.org/?p=3266 “What do we do without fish?” asks June Tracey, a resident of Nondalton, Alaska, in a new video by the Story Group. Tracey’s question is not just philosophical. Her community is closest to the site where companies are intent upon building the largest, open-pit copper and gold mine in North America. If developed, the proposed […]]]> http://parkadvocate.org/video-wild-salmon-at-stake-if-mines-are-built-next-to-lake-clark-national-park-and-preserve/feed/ 0 Vacationing in the Last Frontier http://parkadvocate.org/vacationing-in-the-last-frontier-four-travel-ideas-with-tips-for-exploring-alaskas-national-parks/ http://parkadvocate.org/vacationing-in-the-last-frontier-four-travel-ideas-with-tips-for-exploring-alaskas-national-parks/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 13:43:32 +0000 http://www.parkadvocate.org/?p=3259 I’m guessing that a trip to Alaska is on your life list. It’s one of the few places left on earth where you can go deep into the wilderness and wander among bear, caribou, moose, Dall sheep, and other animals in their mostly untouched natural habitat. As we enter the temperate summer travel season, now […]]]> http://parkadvocate.org/vacationing-in-the-last-frontier-four-travel-ideas-with-tips-for-exploring-alaskas-national-parks/feed/ 0 Friday Photos: Happy Anniversary ANILCA http://parkadvocate.org/friday-photos-happy-anniversary-anilca/ http://parkadvocate.org/friday-photos-happy-anniversary-anilca/#comments Fri, 14 Dec 2012 15:54:51 +0000 http://www.parkadvocate.org/?p=2313   Earlier this month, more than 100 million acres of public land in Alaska shared one common anniversary: On December 2, Lake Clark, Kenai Fjords, and other parks and preserves established through the Alaskan National Interest Land Conservation Act, or ANILCA, turned 32 years old. This federal legislation created ten different national parks and expanded three others in America’s largest, wildest state, including: Aniakchak National […]]]> http://parkadvocate.org/friday-photos-happy-anniversary-anilca/feed/ 0