Learning about ecosystems during Yaa Khusgé Yaaw Woogoo herring camp


Herring Camp Promo

Marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway, left, and Yaa Khusgé Yaaw Woogoo herring camp participants Madison Roy-Mercer and Karina Belcher observe plankton collected during a field expedition on Tuesday afternoon, March 18, at Sitka National Historical Park. Herring camp is a week-long marine science camp that focuses on the importance of Pacific herring in Southeast Alaska’s marine environment and the cultural significance of herring to the people of Southeast Alaska. The camp is co-sponsored by the Sitka School District, Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Sitka National Historical Park. (Photo by Sitka National Historical Park Superintendent Mary A. Miller)

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