Most of the Arctic, like most of the world, is commonly owned. With ownership comes the obligation to manage our resources for the benefit of the total. To do that, we must understand the reality, the richness, and the responsibility of the North.

– Governor Walter J. Hickel, Founder

ANILCA Training March 6-7, 2017

Mon, March 06, 2017 - Tue, March 07, 2017


To be placed on a waitlist or contacted about future training opportunities, please contact Hanna Eklund at

March 6-7, 2017, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm

Location: BLM Campbell Creek Science Center * Anchorage, Alaska

Course content: This two-day ANILCA Training brings together numerous subject matter experts to provide an overview of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 (ANILCA), including:

Summary of Alaska’s land history from Territorial days through ANILCA to present

Context of ANILCA’s passage – including major constituents, issues of the day, and the “Great Compromise”
Overview of ANILCA statutory provisions by Title or Section
Key access provisions of ANILCA, including access for traditional activities, subsistence, inholdings, and transportation & utility systems        
Subsistence on federal lands
Wilderness reviews and management
ANILCA implementation, including federal land planning
Case studies

Presenters:  Federal agency representatives and others with extensive ANILCA experience.

Materials included: Copy of ANILCA & Amendments; presentation documents; Alaska in Maps - A Thematic Atlas; and portable USB drive with relevant laws, regulations and other supporting documents.  Discussion sessions on ANILCA issues take place both days during lunch – lunch, coffee, and continental breakfast provided.

Recommended for: Federal agencies with ANILCA implementation responsibilities, state and local land and resource managers, Native corporations, rural residents and inholders, as well as community leaders, policy makers, consultants, the academic community and the interested public.

Objective: Upon completion of the training, attendees have a greater understanding of this sweeping legislation and its influence on conservation policy, business opportunities, resource development, and public land management in Alaska.

Registration closes one week in advance, unless already full. 35 participants minimum; 55 participants maximum.

Registration and logistical questions? Contact Nils Andreassen at or 907-786-6324

Location: Campbell Creek Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska



March 6-7, 2017, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm

BLM Campbell Creek Science Center * Anchorage, Alaska

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