Teshekpuk Lake

Nathan Walker

The Bureau of Land Management's preferred alternative would protect important wildlife areas such as Teshekpuk Lake from development.

Bureau of Land Management

Although it won't be finalized until December 2012, this Bureau of Land Management preferred alternative would protect many key places for wildlife in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Gerrit Vyn, Macaulay Library at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology

Incredible numbers of waterfowl, such as this Long-tailed Duck at Teshekpuk Lake, breed in the Arctic.

Teshekpuk Lake: Arctic Nursery

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Teshekpuk Lake is located on the North Slope of Alaska and is one of the most ecologically important wetlands in the entire Arctic.