Alaska Conservation Foundation

Alaska has awe inspiring expanses of tundra, internationally critical oceans and seas, breathtaking glaciated mountains, extraordinary rivers and lakes, and spectacular stands of old growth temperate rain forests. Alaska Natives maintain their rich cultures in connection with the land.

Many of the world's crown jewels of our collective natural heritage are in Alaska, including Denali National Park, Tongass National Forest, the Bering Sea, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Wildlife thrives in Alaska's intact ecosystems; but there are also serious threats to Alaska's environment.

There is simply no place like Alaska. Alaska's specialness deserves to be celebrated and protected. That's why Alaska Conservation Foundation exists.

For more information, or to contact Alaska Conservation Foundation, see their website at: www.akcf.org

» Recent News

Alaska Conservation Foundation Seeks High School Seniors for Award
24 Jan 03 | The Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) seeks nominations of high school seniors for the Wilcher Award for Outstanding High School Senior. This award acknowledges students who have made significant contributions toward conservation issues.

Alaska Conservation Foundation Seeks Native Writers for Award
24 Jan 03 | Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) seeks nominations for the Alaska Native Writers on the Environment Award. The award recognizes Native writers who write about the importance of Alaska's natural environment in their lives and culture.

Foundation Seeks State's Exeptional Conservation Heroes to Honor with Prestigous Awards
24 Jan 03 | Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) seeks nominations of exceptional individuals involved in conservation work for its annual awards. Each year, ACF recognizes Alaskans who have made long-term contributions to the conservation movement in Alaska.

Alaska Conservation Foundation Named Outstanding Foundation in Philanthropy
31 Oct 02 | The Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) was named the 2002 Outstanding Foundation in Philanthropy by the Alaska Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Alaska Conservation Foundation Receives Top-notch Rating
15 Nov 01 | The Alaska Conservation Foundation (ACF) has been given an "A" by the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) for being a highly effective and ethical charity organization. ACF received this rating of excellence in AIP's Top-Rated Charities list.

Alaska Conservation Foundation Presents Lifetime Achievement Award
02 Aug 01 | Alaska Conservation Foundation will honor Celia Hunter and Ginny Wood with the Alaska Conservationist Lifetime Achievement Award on August 15, 2001. This is the first Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Foundation.

The Economic Importance of Healthy Alaska Ecosystems
20 Feb 01 | Alaska's healthy environment provides six times more direct jobs than the petroleum industry, and more than twice the direct employment opportunities of the petroleum, mining and construction industries combined.

 


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