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Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club to host three-part Spectacular Salmon! series for ages 7-older

The Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club will host a three-part Spectacular Salmon! series for youth ages 7-older. During this series, youth will learn the ecology of salmon, practice their filleting skills, create reflective art, and connect with … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club to offer Fall Wild Edibles Series in September

Join Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club for four sessions celebrating wild edibles through identifying, harvesting, and processing from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesdays Sept. 7, 14, 21, and 28. All ages are invited to learn more about local … Continue reading

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Old-Growth Forest Network to recognize two trails in Sitka on Monday, Aug. 15

Please join us for a celebration as we dedicate Beaver Lake/Herring Cove Trail and Salmon Lake Trail into the Old-Growth Forest Network (OGFN), a national network of protected and publicly accessible old-growth or mature forests. These two trails will be … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works, Sitka Tribe of Alaska to host Lingít Aaní Trailworks Camp for youth

Sitka Trail Works is teaming up with Sitka Tribe of Alaska to host a week of youth programming for middle and high school age students. During this free, week-long camp, 6th-12th graders will learn about this land through traditional place … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 11, 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 11, 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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Sitka Conservation Society brings back Parade of the Species costume walk on Earth Day

There will be eagles and jellyfish and herring, Oh My! Join us at 3:30 p.m. this Earth Day, Friday, April 22, for the 2022 Parade of the Species. After missing two years due to Covid-19, this is the 19th Parade … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park celebrates spring with a weekend of community events on April 23-24

SITKA, Alaska — As summer quickly approaches, Sitka National Historical Park offers family friendly activities over the weekend of April 23 and 24 to celebrate the upcoming season. April 23 — JR. RANGER DAY, 1-3 pm This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club to offer series of youth summer camps

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club is offering a variety of short summer camps for youth in Sitka starting in June. The Sitka 4-H club is supported through a partnership between the Sitka Conservation Society and the University of Alaska … Continue reading

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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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Sitka Teen Hiking Club launches and meets every other week at The Cloud teen center

A new Sitka Teen Hiking Club has been launched, and it will meet every other week at the new teen center, The Cloud, on Harbor Drive. The club launched in October, and currently meets at 3 p.m. on Fridays. But … Continue reading

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