Take Action Checklist

Here are steps you can take to help protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the way of Gwich’in people’s lives.

√ Write Your Elected Officials

Write your elected officials and demand to pass “HR 139 – The Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Act,” the bill to preserve the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, as wilderness in recognition of its extraordinary natural ecosystems and for the permanent good of present and future generations of Americans. Go to Senate.gov to look up your senators and enter your zip code at House.gov to find your member of the House of Representatives.

√ Influence the Arctic Refuge’s management plan

Bookmark Arctic Refuge: Revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) page, and visit it often. Simply by visiting this web site you have access to everything that is produced about the Revised CCP and you will have complete opportunities to submit your written comments.

√ Learn more about Arctic National Wildlife Refuge conservation from the Gwich’in’s perspective

Visit ourarcticrefuge.org and learn more about the Gwich’in’s relationship with the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the caribou. Support their effort to continue their way of life and protect the refuge. Visit their Facebook page for the most updated information.

√ Host a film party

Show the film to your family and friends. Discuss what actions you can all take together and inspire them to share the film with their family and friends! DVD of this film will be available in October, 2013.

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