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.
Welcome to the Alaska Quiet Rights Coalition (AQRC) homepage.
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.
CURRENT:Â SEE WHAT’S NEW?
Annual meeting October 25th:Â Â Come hear Davyd Betchkal, soundscape scientist- see What’s New for details.
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.