Recent News

Welcome Andrew Keller, our new Conservation Contractor! A hearty thanks to Christin Swearingen for her tremendous contributions to the cause and her much appreciated help in facilitating his onboarding.  
Christin will continue to play an active role in the Land Trust.  Andrew comes to the Land Trust with some experience protecting conservation lands on various scales. Please welcome Andrew if you see him. 

Andrew Keller and wife Magali Vincent

Andrew Keller and wife Magali Vincent

Trash cleanup at the Chinook Conservation Park was a success! We hauled away 5 truckloads of junk. Please remember overnight use of the park is prohibited. Thank you for letting us know if you see unauthorized use of any of our properties!

Group photo at trash cleanup


122 acres of the Cripple Creek watershed upstream from the Chinook Conservation Park are now permanently conserved! Thank you Jack and Carol Wilbur: Land Conservationists of the Year.

122 acre Ardahill parcel

Location of Ardahill parcel


Jack and Carol Wilbur posing with their bikes

152 acres added to the Goldstream Valley Greenbelt! This creek corridor is looking more connected than ever. Map of Goldstream Valley with IALT land in dark green and DNR land in light green.

Nov. 9, 2020

IALT welcomes Christin Swearingen, our new Conservation Coordinator! Christin is from Anchorage, but went to graduate school at UAF and is happy to be back in Fairbanks. 

Christin's first visit to the Peat Ponds

August 31, 2020

IALT was included in Ezvid Wiki’s (video wiki page) “Land Trusts Conserving Nature And Building Community” video alongside other great land trusts across the country! View this here:

Screenshot from Ezvid's Wiki page featuring Interior Alaska Land Trust.