One hundred years from now, Mitch Haldane's work will be part of Sealaska’s past. Written in the history books will be a story of transition when Sealaska set aside 165,000 acres of forested lands for a carbon-offset project. For the next 100 years, forests within the project lands will be managed for the purpose of carbon sequestration. Sealaska began receiving income from the carbon project in 2018. Mitch is administering the carbon project, which includes ongoing monitoring, fieldwork and...read more
Sealaska is experiencing unprecedented growth and income, supported by thriving businesses that have a common purpose, connected by a shared goal of working toward healthier oceans and enhancing the natural environment.
One project a decade in the making is Sealaska’s carbon-offset project, which set aside over half of our forested lands to create a carbon bank. Sealaska receives carbon credits for allowing project lands to remain forested. The proceeds from selling these credits in...read more
This October, Sealaska grew its groundwater testing and cleanup expertise by buying a majority stake in Gregg Drilling, a leading environmental remediation, geotechnical and marine site services company. Headquartered in Southern California, Gregg’s team of skilled engineers and technicians is equipped to help solve the growing challenges around groundwater supply and coastal engineering in the Western U.S.
Increased water demand from residential, commercial and agricultural users is...read more
Sealaska offers financial support for students who want to go to college or vocational schools. Our communities and businesses need leaders trained with the necessary education, skills and experience. Scholarships are just one way to help our people pursue new opportunities.
Important Dates & Deadlines: December 15 – Application...read more
National Weather Service balloon launch building sits on top of the platform Sealaska built in St. Paul, Alaska.
Sealaska Construction Solutions (SCS) is helping the National Weather Service (NWS) automate this process in remote places in Alaska to make more efficient use of its limited workforce....read more
All around the world at precisely the same time, weather balloons are released and rise to the top of the earth’s atmosphere. Sensors attached to the 5-feet wide balloons take snapshots of the weather every few seconds - temperature, humidity, pressure, and wind speed - as they rise up to 100,000 feet and drift as far as 125 miles depending on wind speeds.">Share 0 Comments
In July 2018, Sealaska announced a vacancy on its board of directors after the passing of director Ross Soboleff. Sealaska bylaws require a 13-member board and direct the board to fill a vacancy that occurs between annual meetings.
Sealaska received 52 letters of interest from qualified and dedicated shareholders interested in the position. The process to fill the vacancy is the responsibility of the Sealaska Governance and Nominations Committee, with...read more
Sealaska is reporting another year of strong business growth and positive net income for 2018, exceeding its financial performance in 2017, the company’s strongest year on record. Sealaska paid a total of $22.5 million in shareholder distributions in 2017. In just the first half of 2018, more than $23 million was paid in shareholder...read more
Sealaska has actively engaged in the political process, advocating on behalf of our shareholders and Native communities for decades. It follows a practice begun in 1912 with the formation of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood.
Sealaska has 23,000 shareholders living across all 50 states, and we know they are going to have varying opinions on any given issue. With respect to advocacy and policy, Alaska Natives from Southeast Alaska have always been collaborative...read more
As the prime contractor, Sealaska will oversee the installation of a renewable energy system at a National Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Virginia, providing solar energy and “clean” power. The building will be a demonstration site for other National Weather Service regions across the country. This project is...read more