Alaska frontiers

Frontiers. BLM Alaska News Journal. Photo of green northern light in the night sky over White Mountains National Recreation Area in Alaska
Beth Ipsen
Melinda Bolton

More than a Throwback, Historical Aerial Imagery Provide Irreplaceable Data

In a world where it seems everything is digital, computed, and programmed, a trove of aerial images dating back decades are just beginning to prove their lasting value for federal land managers and the public.   Starting in the 1960’s and spanning into 2008, Bureau of Land Management Alaska pilots and aerial photographers documented Alaska’s vast landscape from airplanes, according to BLM Alaska Intelligence Imagery and Geospatial Analyst Chris Noyles. 
Eric Tausch

Peaking behind BLM curtain gives high school grads rare collegiate and career insights

Let new high school grads into the IT department just to see if they like it? Not happening.
James Hart

Podcast: Help pollinators, “bee” a community scientist

We're all abuzz about bees in this Frontiers podcast. BLM Alaska wildlife biologist Casey Jones recently sat down to talk about community science initiatives and how people can help us learn more about Alaska's bees.
James Hart

Podcast: Learn to Enjoy Your Public Lands Like a Pro

More people than ever are heading from backyard to backcountry to enjoy the Alaska outdoors. So, how are Alaska's public lands holding up to the additional traffic? We caught up with BLM Alaska's recreation program lead to find out.
Beth Ipsen

Recreating responsibly includes campfire safety: 4 easy steps to keep your campfire from turning into a wildfire

Humans caused 59% of Alaska wildfires since 2010, threatening lives, property, and natural resources. Keep yourself and others safe with a few simple steps to help prevent your campfire from turning into a wildfire.

Frontiers, is the Bureau of Land Management's news journal for Alaska, delivers exciting and insightful articles on the latest environmental actions, news, policies, and recreational areas. Frontiers connects with a wide audience of active readership, especially those who live, explore, and travel on our spectacular public lands in Alaska.