Category Archives: Kids and nature

Sitka Conservation Society, 4-H host summer bounty snack share at Sitka Public Library

The Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club (aka, Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club) and Sitka Conservation Society will host a summer harvest camp from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at the Sitka Public Library. The 4-H club members will … Continue reading

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Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) to host annual community picnic at Sitka Community Playground

The Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) office in Sitka will host its annual community picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, at the new Sitka Community Playground. The playground is located above Crescent Harbor, between the … Continue reading

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Sitka Community Playground to officially open at 10 a.m. on July 4

All are invited to the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new Sitka Community Playground at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4. The new ADA-compliant playground is located at Crescent Harbor, next to the tennis courts and the Sitka Sound Science … Continue reading

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New Sitka Community Playground starts to take shape

Construction is progressing on the new Sitka Community Playground project, which is being built on the site of the old Crescent Harbor Playground near the Sitka Sound Science Center. As of Monday, June 18, most of the playground equipment had … Continue reading

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COASST program to train Sitka beach walkers for seabird mortality surveys

Help make a difference for the environment by collecting beached bird data for the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST). COASST is a citizen science program involving participants in the collection of high quality data used in natural resource … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center visiting scientist to lead bird walk at Sitka National Historical Park

Ornithologist Allison Nelson, the Scientist in Residency Fellow at the Sitka Sound Science Center this summer, will lead a bird walk on the totem trails at Sitka National Historical Park on Saturday, June 9. Participants should meet at 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 9, at Swan Lake in Sitka

Kids, get your lucky fishing hats and join the party. The annual Kids Fishing Day is set for Saturday, June 9, at Swan Lake here in Sitka. The lake recently was stocked with wild rainbow trout, and with fish measuring … Continue reading

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