Sitka National Historical Park celebrates National Public Lands Day with free programs on Sept. 24

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SitkaNationalHistoricalParkSignOn Saturday, Sept. 24, the community is invited to Sitka National Historical Park to celebrate National Public Lands Day.

National Public Lands Day is an annual event celebrating and protecting public lands across the United States. National Public Lands Day celebrations will include special table talks in addition to regular programing.

Schedule of Events
Ranger Table Talks at the Visitor Center

  • 9-9:45 am – Subsistence Champions: Learn about the multitude of edible, medicinal and all-around useful plants and animals in Southeast Alaska.
  • 9:45-10:30 am – Alaska’s Public Lands: Learn about the many uses and histories of public lands in the land of the midnight sun.
  • 10-10:45 am – Totem Walk: Explore the history of Sitka National Historical Park’s totemic art.
  • 1-1:30 pm – Critters of the Sky, Sea and Land: Learn about the myriad species of wildlife that make their home in Sitka National Historical Park.
  • 1:30-2 pm — Salmon Talk: Learn more about the fish who have made life in Southeast Alaska possible for thousands of years.

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 413 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more about the Sitka National Historical Park at http://http://www.nps.gov/sitk or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SitkaNationalHistoricalPark.

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