Posts Tagged ‘Alaska’

Hiking Alaska – St. Elias National Park

Okay, so last time I took you to Hawaii, for a wonderful hike up Mauna Kea.  Today, lets go to the other extreme in the US, to Alaska.  There is quite a lot of public land set aside for us to enjoy in Alaska.  Mount McKinley and Denali national park come to mind.  But, there […]


Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates it’s 50th Anniversary

In the 1950s, Olaus and Margaret Murie led a group of visionary conservationists on a seven-year campaign to establish the nation’s first ecosystem-scale conservation area. These people were concerned with the spread of pesticides and pollution. On December 6, 1960 the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was established for the purpose of “preserving unique wildlife, wilderness […]