It’s the great, big, broad land ‘way up yonder,
It’s the forests where silence has lease;
It’s the beauty that thrills me with wonder,
It’s the silence that fills me with peace.
Robert Service


Welcome to the Alaska Quiet Rights Coalition (AQRC) homepage.

The mission of AQRC is to maintain and restore natural
sounds and natural quiet in Alaska through advocacy and education for the benefit of people and wildlife.

To learn more about AQRC or become a member please click on the menu below. Our site also contains AQRC’s recent comments on public land use plans, reports and studies on natural quiet, fact sheets addressing noisy recreational machines, regulations influencing Alaska’s quiet, links to other organizations and personal stories from people displaced from their favorite recreational places.


Join us on November 7, 2013 for the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Quiet Rights Coalition, 7-9 pm, at the Campbell Creek Science Center. After a short business meeting, enjoy:

“Northern Limits: a 4,000 mile human-powered journey from the Pacific Rainforest to the Chukchi Sea”, presented by Caroline Van Hemert and Pat Farrell.

Whisper of the Wild, Kim Tingley, NY Times Magazine -http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/magazine/is-silence-going-extinct.html?_r=1&hp#

AQRC has revised its vision and mission statements.

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