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Sitka to host its local Christmas Bird Count event on Saturday, Dec. 28

This year is the National Audubon Society‘s 120th annual Christmas Bird Count, and Sitka will be one of several Alaska communities to host a local event, with Sitka’s event set for Saturday, Dec. 28. During this event, local teams will hike around … Continue reading

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2019-20 Sitka Sprouts program plants the seeds of science for a new generation

Plant the Seeds of Science in the next generation! The Sitka Sprouts free nature education program for kids ages 3-5 and their parents meets from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Each session includes a story, … Continue reading

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25th annual Running of the Boots raises funds for Sitka Local Foods Network and Youth Advocates of Sitka

It’s time to dig your XtraTufs out of the closet and paint them up. The 25th annual Running of the Boots begins at 11:30 a.m. (registration opens at 10:30 a.m.) on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the big tent near Totem … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center hosts guided tide pool walks in early July

Join a Sitka Sound Science Center interpreter for a morning of intertidal exploration during three guided tide pool walks in early June. The walks begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 4; at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 5; and at … Continue reading

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AK Experience Camp gives youth a chance to experience Alaska skills and adventure

The 2019 AK Experience Camp is fast approaching (July 22-28 at Rainbow Glacier Camp in Haines, near the Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds), so it’s time to sign up your Southeast Alaska youth ages 11-18 now. Registration is on a … Continue reading

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Eco-Discovery event on Friday, April 26, focuses on being a Junior Geologist

Learn how to be a Junior Geologist during an Eco-Discovery event. Students can join in the fun from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 26, at the Sitka Sound Science Center (Note: this is a teacher in-service day, so … Continue reading

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Eco-Discovery case of the lucky herring for young scientists at the Sitka Sound Science Center

A mystery has taken place at Sitka Sound Science Center, and we need Sitka’s youth sleuths to help us solve the caper. Crack the case by using investigative techniques to eliminate suspects and earn your very own Eco-Discovery button upon … Continue reading

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