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  • 1. Alaska National Interests Lands Act
  • 2. Formation of Law <ul><li>1959: Alaska granted statehood, Statehood Act </li></ul><ul><li>1959 to 1967: freeze on state land selections </li></ul><ul><li>1971: Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act </li></ul><ul><li>1977: first introduction of ANILCA to House of Representatives </li></ul><ul><li>1978: Carter administration withdraws lands </li></ul><ul><li>November 1980: Congress passed final version of ANILCA </li></ul><ul><li>December 2, 1980: Carter signs into law </li></ul>
  • 3. Controversies <ul><li>Alaskan residents </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue base </li></ul><ul><li>“ d-2” lands </li></ul>
  • 4. ANILCA in Action <ul><li>Significant land conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Protects more than 100 million acres </li></ul><ul><li>- National Park </li></ul><ul><li>-National Wildlife Refuge </li></ul><ul><li>-Wild and Scenic Rivers </li></ul><ul><li>-National Wilderness Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>-National Forests Systems </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>“… [it] was at once one of the noblest and most comprehensive legislative acts in American history, because, with the scratch of the presidential pen that signed it, the act set aside more wild country than had been preserved anywhere in the world up to that time —104.3 million acres. By itself, the Alaska Lands Act stood as a ringing validation of the best of what the conservation movement had stood for in the century since Henry David Thoreau had walked so thoughtfully in the woods of Walden Pond.” </li></ul><ul><li>T.H. Watkins </li></ul>
  • 6. Impacts <ul><li>Drilling debates </li></ul><ul><li>ATV use </li></ul><ul><li>Snowmobile use </li></ul>
  • 7. Bibliography <ul><li> Text : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.npca.org/media_center/fact_sheets/anilca.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://donbcivil.net/pics/places/alaska1.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.foreclosurelistings.com/images/maps/alaska.gif </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://schumpeter2006.org/files/2006/12/alaska3.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.artistic-license-inc.com/b2b/pics/Natural_Brown_Pebble.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.peoplequiz.com/images/bios/Jimmy_Carter.jpg-1358.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.doi.gov/anniversary/secretary/babbitt.gif </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&imgrefurl=http://www.doi.gov/secretary/pastsecretaries/past_secretaries.html&usg=__akrTw2PFl4IVG61KvpV2xUIam9c=&h=1102&w=897&sz=918&hl=en&start=42&tbnid=hP3z8ithYhQ_eM:&tbnh=150&tbnw=122&prev=/images%3Fq%3DCecil%2BAndrews%2Bsecretary%2Bof%2Binterior%26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26start%3D40 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.wilderness.net/NWPS/documents/publicLaws/PDF/96-487.pdf?CFID=4538899&CFTOKEN=19397184 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://dgilber2.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/11-bears-on-pipeline.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.arcticatvtours.com/_images/_photos/hpphoto.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.bearlakefun.com/images/snowmobile.jpg </li></ul></ul>
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