Category Archives: Training

Sitkans Against Family Violence seeks coaches for Boys Run: I Toowú Klatseen program

Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) is seeking coaches for its Boys Run: I toowú klatseen (strength of spirit) program. This after-school empowerment program for boys teaches them healthy relationship and respect skills while training towards a 5-kilometer fun run later this fall. … Continue reading

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Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) offers two trainings May 9-10

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will hold two training sessions May 9-10 at the Sitka Sound Science Center. “COASST is a great way to learn more about what’s washing in to Sitka beaches, while collecting scientific data … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park spill preparedness exercise to include federal, state, and local agencies

  On Thursday, April 23, a multi-agency oil spill response field exercise will be carried out from about 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the mouth of the Indian River in Sitka National Historical Park. The effort is part of an ongoing commitment by … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center offers a variety of one-week summer camps for kids

Registration for the 2015 summer camps hosted by the Sitka Sound Science Center now is open. There are five camps available this summer for children from grades 1-8. Check out the summer camp portion of center’s website for more information and to … Continue reading

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SAIL to host workshop on how to pack for a day hike during the summer

The Sitka office of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) will host a free workshop on how to pack for a summer day hike from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, at the SAIL office, 514 Lake Street, Suite C. The … Continue reading

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Second annual Sitka Herring Festival kicks off March 16 with month of events

You feel it in the air; you see it in the lengthening days; you smell it with the changing tides. That’s right, herring season (and Spring!) is right around the corner. And with the arrival of the herring comes the … Continue reading

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Sitka to host its local Christmas Bird Count event on Jan. 4

This year is the National Audubon Society‘s 115th annual Christmas Bird Count, and Sitka will be one of several Alaska communities to host a local event, with Sitka’s event set for Sunday, Jan. 4. During this event, local teams will … Continue reading

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