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Environmental Groups and Alaska Natives Look at Land Swap Proposal for Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

With gas prices on the rise, and time running out on a “lame duck” U.S. administration, advocates for a land swap deal in the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge push hard for a quick timeline and approval of a land proposal before the November elections in the U.S. The proposal could open up 110,00 acres [...]

Geotourism Venture for the Yukon: Great River Journey Inc.

Friday, February 9th, 2007

New tourism venture for the Yukon River is being proposed to attracted high-end destination tourists to riverboat excursions on the Yukon. Trips will last 8 days, and include overnight accommodations in wilderness outpost camps and lodges. INAC and the Yukon Government have provided funding for project development, market research, and training of staff. Project is [...]