The Western Alaska LCC is one of 22 LCCs that cover the
United States, parts of Canada and Mexico.
Although each of the landscape conservation cooperatives is a
self-directed partnership designed to meet and respond to the needs and issues
specific to its geography, the initial vision for the LCCs was that they would
also interact as part of a National LCC Network to facilitate conservation across the
The vision for the National Network is for "landscapes capable of sustaining natural and cultural resources for current and future generations", emphasizing that use of the terms sustainable, sustaining, or sustainability is not intended to imply maintenance of status quo.
To learn more about the Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles of the National Network, read this excerpt from the Network Charter.