In what is shaping up to be one of the largest public lands sell-offs in American history, the Trump administration is preparing to potentially open all 23 million acres of Alaska’s Western Arctic to oil drilling.
In Alaska, Jewell will visit with Native leaders, conservation groups. She'll take trips to several of Alaska’s wild and threatened places. This includes an overnight camping trip in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an area we're fighting to protect.
As of March 1, cuts – known as sequestration – will be affecting every federal agency, including the National Park Service, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Forest Service and other environmental agencies.