Tag Archives: International Year of Forests

International Year of Forests to host January film festival in Sitka

The Sitka Ranger District of the Tongass National Forest and the Sitka National Historical Park will host an International Year of Forests Film Festival during January, with free movies at 7 p.m. on Thursday nights and 2 p.m. on Saturday … Continue reading

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National Trails Day, National Get Outdoors Day and other events highlight a busy June spent outdoors in Sitka

June is a busy month in Sitka, especially if you enjoy getting outdoors. Here are a few June events in Sitka so parents can plan ways to get their kids outdoors during one of our sunnier months of the year. … Continue reading

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Celebrate the International Year of Forests with a walk in the Tongass National Forest here in Sitka

The year 2011 has been declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly. This month, Alaska’s national forests — the Tongass in Southeast Alaska (including Sitka) and Chugach in Southcentral Alaska, the two largest national forests … Continue reading

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