While we all enjoy these amazing trails, we don’t always consider how they are maintained or built.
No experience is necessary, just sturdy boots, a good attitude and a willingness to learn what it takes to keep our trails great.
Trails are keeping us sane, so let’s all work to keep each other safe so we can continue to enjoy them.
Summer is cooling off and turning to fall, but there’s still time to get out and enjoy the great trails Alaska has to offer.
Volunteering on trails is a great way to connect communities to the public lands in their backyard and it gives them a healthy, active way to share in the stewardship of these important areas.
Walking or biking to school used to be common. Now it's the exception. For fun, fitness and self-reliance, students who can should make the bell under their own power.
National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event for public lands. In Alaska, with more than 300 million acres of public land, we have a lot to celebrate. In 2016, Public Lands Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24. Volunteering on trails is a great way to connect communities to the public lands … Continue reading Public Lands Day is an invitation to a labor of love in Alaska
OPINION: Let's Move! is one more way to make Anchorage a healthier city.
OPINION: Public lands day is Saturday, and a good time to volunteer for work on the trails we love.
OPINION: Alaska has plenty of reason to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Please consider bringing your family and lending a hand.
OPINION: It's easy for Anchorage residents to appreciate their miles of trails, but the truth is there are lots of cool spots around Alaska, and as winter winds down, Alaskans are reveling in the fact that trails bring people together.
OPINION: There's no single solution to the growing problem of childhood obesity, but Alaska's numerous trails offer one very good place to start.
City-owned Municipal Light and Power (ML&P) is concerned that buying power from Fire Island will cause its rates to rise. Yet, doing nothing will cause rates to rise.
The era of cheap and plentiful gas in Southcentral Alaska is over. There is more gas in Cook Inlet, as Petrochemical Resources of Alaska noted in their March 2010 report, but it will cost an estimated $1.9 billion to $2.8 billion to recover it.
The U.S. spends a higher portion of our gross domestic product on health care than any other country, but we rank 37 out of 191 countries, according to a report of the World Health Organization (WHO) on health system performance. This shocking fact is sadly left out of the current debate on health care reform.