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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 Public Library to host a community presentation on being more bear aware

Learn how to be more aware of bears in Sitka by attending a free community presentation from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, at the Sitka Public Library. Stephen Bethune, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club to host Spring Wonders Camp and Nature Journaling programs

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club will host the Spring Wonders Camp on Monday through Wednesday, March 13-15, at a variety of locations in Sitka. In addition, the club will host a Nature Journaling Series for five weeks starting on … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club to offer outdoor survival skills series for youth

Registration is open for the Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club‘s Intro to Outdoor Survival Series. The series is for kids ages 8 and older. It features six sessions, from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays starting on Jan. 17 and culminating with … Continue reading

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Sitka 4-H program hosts Winter Wonders Camp on Dec. 19-21

Join the Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H program for a Winter Wonders Camp over winter break from Monday to Wednesday, Dec. 19-21. Activities include service at the Sitka Pioneers’ Home, hiking, plant identification, creating nature inspired art, and more. There will be … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips-Alaska Way of Life 4-H club to host Wild Edibles Series this fall

The Sitka Spruce Tips-Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club will begin a six-week Wild Edible Series  starting on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Kids will get outside and explore the bounty of wild edibles in Southeast Alaska. Activities include picking berries, identifying mushrooms, … Continue reading

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