50th State Planning Leaders

Routinely, we'll be highlighting specific state planning teams and their progress in planning 50th anniversary events. We hope that showcasing the progress some more advanced teams have made will motivate other state coalitions and provide ideas.

Alaska's Juneau 50th anniversary state planning coalition has some great events and activities planned for 2014. Check out their line-up to date:

Activities: When:
Open Forum: Alaska Wilderness Photography, Film, Other Images/Art Summer 2014 (Tourist Season)
Speaker Forum (s): Scientific, aesthetic, spiritual, economic, major speakers - Alaska wilderness champions from early years September 2014
Evening at Egan Fireside Chat - Mendehall Glacier January-March 2014
Sierra Club Group Meetings - including speakers  
University of Alaska, Southeast (UAS), "Sound in Motion" Music Night, Nickelodeon Festival - videos from youth, Sitka Conservation Society and others  
Book: Alexander Eighteen, and another book of young writers  
UAS Wilderness Course Fall 2013
UAS One Campus One Book - campus-wide book club-wilderness theme, bring writer as speaker September 2014
Tongass Wilderness Calendar January 2014
Flyer With all Events January 2014
Youth Activities and Materials - Coloring Books, Writing/Art Contests, Calendar, Other January-September 2014
Fourth of July 2014 Parade theme, Youth activities - Douglas parade booth July 2014
Wilderness Boat Excursions and Field Trips - Allen Marine, 4 Seasons, Friends of Admiralty Summer 2014
Earth Day Event April 2014
Wilderness Stewardship Work Days Summer 2014
Alaska Native perspectives - Angoon Presentations - Admiralty Cove Sealaska  
Shows on KTOO Radio and "360 North" TV