Sustainable tourism encourages travelers to consider the social, environmental, and economic effects of their vacation choices. At a business level, sustainable tourism encourages providers to reduce energy, food, or material waste; engage local or indigenous communities in their business operations; or source materials from other locally owned businesses. Adventure Green AlaskaAdventure Green Alaska (AGA) is Alaska’s only sustainable tourism certification program. AGA-certified businesses, operating across the state, provide a variety of services and activities, from active adventures and wildlife viewing to excursion tours. AGA-certified companies commit to supporting local communities through employment and sourcing, adopting sustainable use and recycling efforts, and respecting local customs and Alaska Native cultures as a way of doing business. Look for the AGA logo to support sustainable tourism.

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Iditarod Trail

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Mosquitoes

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Scenic Byways

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Alaska State Symbols

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