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Eat Wild Sticker

Introducing our newest sticker designed by Homer artist Mandy Bernard.

Dale Saunders Crane Sanctuary Comic

Dale Saunders was a simple barley farmer who lived by himself in Alaska’s Susitna Valley. Local illustrator Lee Post draws his life with Sandhill cranes.

Great Land Campfire Lager

We partnered with Broken Tooth Brewing, Moose’s Tooth, and Bear Tooth Theatrepub on the Great Land Campfire Lager, brewed in honor of GLT’s 20th anniversary!

An Ode to My Dad: The Expert S’more Roaster

Everyone knows that the most important skill of any outdoorsman or woman is the ability to roast a good marshmallow. I mean, is it really camping at all if you don’t make a s’more? And is it really a s’more if you haven’t toasted that Jet-Puffed white glob of sugar into golden brown bliss?

Salmon, Land & Partnerships in the Native Village of Tyonek

Alaska made history as leaders from the Native Village of Tyonek celebrated a gift of culturally and ecologically important land. The Nature Conservancy donated the 160-acre parcel to the tribe and Great Land Trust will steward the land with NVT in perpetuity through a conservation easement.

Mat-Su Youth Trailblazers Wanted!

Great Land Trust is partnering with the Student Conservation Association in Alaska to hire local teens to work on our Wasilla Creek Trail project. Do you like being outside? Working hard? Helping our community? Then this job is for you!

KID’S CORNER: Winter Animal Tracking!

Looking for animal tracks is a fun activity to do any time of year, but it is especially easy to do in the winter. GLT conserved areas are a great place to take kids and look for tracks!

About Mike Downs

When my cousin, Mike Downs, died in August 2009, he left most of his estate to various charities. His bequest to Great Land Trust came in the form of a sixty-two acre parcel in Wasilla that includes several thousand feet along the Little Su River, an important salmon spawning area. Mike and his mother (my aunt Barbara Mickey) first arrived in Alaska in 1959, lured by the adventure of driving the Al-Can. They lived many More