News & Events

Accreditation Public Notice

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Great Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open.

GLT Beer Tasting at the Alaska State Fair

Join Great Land Trust for the Sapling and Smolt Soirée, a pre-concert party for July Talk and KONGOS at the Alaska State Fair. Enjoy a craft beer tasting with Double Shovel Cider, Midnight Sun Brewing Co., and Arkose Brewery.

Enter Our Photo Contest!

GLT & the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service have teamed up to hold an Alaska Photo Contest! Help celebrate our public lands and waters by sharing your favorite photos.

Butte Photobooth & Ribbon Cutting

Great Land Trust and local photographer Willie Dalton are teaming up to bring you a “pop-up photobooth”…at the top of the Butte! In true Alaska fashion, hike the West Butte trail (1.5 miles each way) from 5-8pm Wednesday the 15th and get your picture taken at the summit. FREE. GLT will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier that day at 4pm at the trailhead to celebrate the project.

Watch Our Video!

For 20 years we have worked with communities to conserve the local lands that give meaning to our lives. Discover how you can help.

Pints for a Cause

Drink Beer. Do Good. On Thursday, November 12th, join Resolution Brewing Company’s Pints for a Cause! Bring a friend, because 20% of beer sales will go directly to conserving the local lands and waterways we love. Have a pint  with us to learn about land conservation in Alaska and current projects, meet fellow outdoor adventure enthusiasts, or just to have a delicious pint at a great community-minded brewery! Poster design by the talented Paxson Woelber! More

Recreational Trails Program Grant – Wasilla Creek Trail

We’re excited to apply for a Recreational Trail Program (RTP) grant through the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to complete the Wasilla Creek trail by Machetanz Elementary in the Mat-Su Valley, which will provide recreational access to the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge.

Bodenburg Butte Interpretive Signage

We are developing interpretive signage for the West Bodenburg Butte trail, which will include info about the geology, native plants and wildflowers, bird migration, surrounding farmland, the Dena’ina story of the Butte, and BIG THANKS to our donors!