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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 Outdoor Challenge 2022 kicks off in April with lots of events for kids

It’s time for the Sitka Outdoor Challenge 2022 — a slate of free and fun family activities during April, May, and June. Sign up here to enter drawings. https://forms.gle/gLk1Mz6TYomLgkbd7. This event is also known as the Sheet’ká Active Family Outdoor … 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 National Historical Park to host ‘Birding for Beginners’ as part of Saturday’s celebration of National Public Lands Day

 Join us from 9 a.m. until noon this Saturday, Sept 25, at the Sitka National Historical Park for “Birding for Beginners” activities in celebration of National Public Lands Day. Family friendly activities will help explore the special connections between people … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center relaunches Sitka Sprouts preschool science program

The Sitka Sprouts preschool program is back after a hiatus due to Covid-19. Sitka Sprouts is a free, weekly science education program designed for 3–5 year olds and parents that takes place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Sitka … Continue reading

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