Get latest information and updates about the Backhaul Alaska program.

Kongiganak, Alaska

October 24th, 2020

The core mission of Backhaul Alaska is to provide a statewide logistical support network that bolsters and integrates with local community backhaul programs. A successful project recently carried out by […]

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COVID-19 Planning – Community Backhaul Status Tracker Tool

October 22nd, 2020

After postponing the 2020 Pilot Program backhaul events until the 2021 summer backhaul season, Backhaul Alaska has continued to be proactive by switching its planned Winter training to distance delivery, […]

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AFN Passes Resolution Supporting Backhaul and Backhaul Alaska 

May 28th, 2020

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN), the largest statewide Native organization in Alaska, passed a resolution supporting backhaul and Backhaul Alaska at their 2019 Annual Convention! 

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Senator Murkowski on Backhaul Alaska.

May 19th, 2020

In 2014, Senator Murkowski conceived the original idea of Backhaul Alaska in the Bethel Airport. In her welcome video to the May 2019 Uniform Backhaul Training, she reminisces about that […]

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Pilot 1 Community On-Site Training and Inspections

May 13th, 2020

Throughout the Winter and early Spring 2019, Backhaul Alaska staff have been sending out packing supplies to Pilot 1 villages – tailored to each community’s inventory and transportation logistics. On-site […]

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Building A Rural Alaska Safety Culture

Backhaul Alaska is building a system of checks and balances that ensures communities have properly trained staff with adequate infrastructure to backhaul safely and effectively, in compliance with all applicable […]

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In-Person Pilot 2 Meeting

February 1st, 2020

In February of 2020, the Backhaul Alaska Pilot 2 communities were able meet in person during the annual Alaska Forum on the Environment Conference. Coordinators from 15 Pilot 2 communities […]

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In-Person Regional Coordinator Meeting

November 1st, 2019

Regional Coordinators are the backbone of the Backhaul Alaska Program. These coordinators work directly with Program communities, providing guidance, on-site assistance, and troubleshooting issues as they arise. Further, the Regional […]

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