Tag Archives: Michelle Putz

Scenes from the 16th annual Parade of the Species through downtown Sitka

There were lions, bears, and jellyfish galore during the 16th annual Parade of the Species, held Friday, April 21, through downtown Sitka as part of Earth Day and Earth Week activities hosted by the Sitka Conservation Society. This event also … Continue reading

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Scenes from the 15th annual Parade of the Species through downtown Sitka

There were lions, bears, and jellyfish galore during the 15th annual Parade of the Species, held Friday, April 22, through downtown Sitka as part of Earth Day and Earth Week activities hosted by the Sitka Conservation Society. This year’s parade … Continue reading

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Earth Month activities include the Parade of the Species, a youth eco-challenge, gardening classes, and more

Earth Day is on Friday, April 22, and Earth Week is April 17-23. Sitka will host a variety of activities for Earth Week, including a couple of spring clean-up events, an animal mask-making class, a recycled costume-making class, two gardening classes, a nature … Continue reading

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Sitka Community Playground project to host garage sale fundraiser on Nov. 11-12

The Sitka Community Playground project will host a garage sale fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, and from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Judy Johnstone’s house, 306 Peterson Ave. Volunteers are needed to help set up … Continue reading

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Why we need more outdoor programming for Sitka’s children

On Saturday, Nov. 8, Sitka Outdoor Recreation Coalition members Michelle Putz and Mim McConnell stopped by the Boys and Girls Club to interview Sitka children about what types of outdoor activities fill their free time and whether or not they … Continue reading

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