Tag Archives: City and Borough of Sitka

Scenes from the 18th annual Parade of the Species through downtown Sitka

There were squid kids, a raven clan, and jellyfish galore during the 18th annual Parade of the Species, held Friday, April 20, through downtown Sitka as part of Earth Day and Earth Week activities hosted by the Sitka Conservation Society. This year’s parade … Continue reading

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Earth Month activities include the Parade of the Species, a youth eco-detectives event, gardening classes, free bus rides, and more

Earth Day is on Sunday, April 22, and Earth Week this year is Monday through Sunday, April 16-22. Sitka will host a variety of activities for Earth Week, including a couple of spring clean-up events, a couple of gardening classes, free bus rides, … Continue reading

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Indian River workshop set for Nov. 13 at the Sitka National Historical Park visitors center

The Indian River Watershed Working Group will offer a workshop about Indian River from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, at the at the Sitka National Historical Park visitor center. Workshop topics will include the quality of fish habitat in … Continue reading

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Earth Week activities include the Parade of the Species, a youth eco-challenge, gardening class, free bus rides, and more

Earth Day is on Friday, April 22, and Earth Week this year is April 16-22. Sitka will host a variety of activities for Earth Week, including a couple of spring clean-up events, a gardening class, free bus rides, a bear aware canvassing campaign, … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works releases weekend guided hike schedule for the 2016 summer

  Sitka Trail Works will kick off its 2016 summer series of weekend hikes on Saturday, May 7, with a lesson on geocaching taught by volunteers. After a short tutorial at 8:30 a.m. at the Sitka High School entrance to … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works releases weekend guided hike schedule for the 2015 summer

Sitka Trail Works will kick off its 2015 summer series of weekend hikes on Saturday, May 9, with a a lesson on geocaching taught by new board members Gio Villanueva and Jeff Cranson. After a short tutorial at 8:30 a.m. at … Continue reading

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City and Borough of Sitka and Sitka Trail Works upgrade section of Cross Trail, start on a new section

The City and Borough of Sitka, in cooperation with Sitka Trail Works, has been working on improvements to and reconstruction of the Sitka Cross Trail since last spring. Using grants the city received from the Alaska Department of Transportation and the … Continue reading

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