While Alaska has vast wild public lands, all is not quiet since most public lands, state and federal, are managed for or allow motorized recreation without providing equivalent opportunities for human-powered recreation. … Continue readingClarification re High Country News 6/28/17 Article
Interpretation of 1110 (a) of ANILCA argues that recreational snowmaching is NOT an authorized activity in Wilderness areas as a transportation method for “traditional activities”. Please note legal citations are excluded in version of letter posted.
Please note that the legal citations are not included in posted letter. … Continue readingLegal Argument re Section 1110(a) of ANILCA
Group letter offers comments on the Proposed Action for WRST Backcountry and Wilderness Stewardship Plan which oppose allowing recreational snowmachining in designated Wilderness in the Park. … Continue readingGroup Letter re Wilderness in WRST Backcountry and Wilderness Stewardship Pland
AQRC adds additional comments on the Proposed Action as it relates to airplanes, helicopters and flightseeing in Wilderness as well as on cumulative effects and believes strict enforcement and monitoring will be necessary to preserve the Wilderness values for humans and wildlife in the Park. … Continue readingAQRC offers Additional Comments on Proposed Action for WRST NP & P Backcountry and Wilderness Stewardship Plan
AQRC advocates that the Park develop and manage a range of hiking activities, protect the soundscape, limit bicycles to roads and designated trails and allow snowmachining in the Preserve only on a trail system. … Continue readingDenali National Park & Preserve Future Trails Plan