Tag Archives: National Park Service

Celebrate Founders Day on Friday at the Sitka National Historical Park

Come on by to celebrate Founders Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center. Founders Day is the annual celebration of the establishment of the National Park Service. This … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park is now fee-free throughout the park

The National Park Service has approved Sitka National Historical Park’s request that it be a fully fee-free park. The change is effective immediately. For many years the park has charged a $4 per-person fee for Ranger-led tours of the second … Continue reading

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Teens can spend a week paddling a kayak in Glacier Bay Park and Preserve this summer

Are you a high-school-age teen from Southeast Alaska who wants to go kayaking in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve this summer? The National Park Service, will offer a kayak trip on June 2-9, in partnership with Alaska Geographic and Sitkans … Continue reading

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The Lucky Herring is Eco-Discovery Day topic March 17 at Sitka Sound Science Center

Join us for an epic herring journey from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 17, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Participate in games and activities to learn what it takes for a herring to go from egg to adult. … Continue reading

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Registration open for 2017 Sitka Sound Science Center summer camps

Summer camps are an important part of the Sitka Sound Science Center’s mission for increasing understanding and awareness of Sitka’s ecosystems. Throughout the year, its educational programs offer many opportunities for emerging scientists of all ages to join the scientific community. … Continue reading

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Sitka Youth Sleuths needed Jan. 28 for Eco-Discovery Day at Sitka Sound Science Center

Attention, calling all Sitka Youth Sleuths! Bella the Baby Sea Urchin has been swept away by a strong ocean current and she can’t be found. We need your help. Come to the Sitka Sound Science Center between 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Become an Eco-Detective at Sitka National Historical Park on Friday, Nov. 25

A mystery has taken place at the park, and we need Sitka’s youth sleuths to help us solve the caper. Crack the case by using investigative techniques to eliminate suspects and earn your very own Eco-Detective’s button. The final installment, … Continue reading

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Angie Richman hired as chief of interpretation and education at Sitka National Historical Park

Sitka National Historical Park welcomes a new chief of interpretation and education, Angie Richman, who will start her new position the week of Dec. 12. Richman first came to Sitka on a three-month assignment as the Acting Chief of Interpretation … Continue reading

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Become an Eco-Detective at Sitka National Historical Park on Oct. 22 (rescheduled date) and Nov. 25

A mystery has taken place at the Sitka National Historical Park, and we need youth sleuths from Sitka to help us solve the caper. Crack the case by using investigative techniques to eliminate suspects and earn your very own Eco-Discovery … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park celebrates National Public Lands Day with free programs on Sept. 24

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the community is invited to Sitka National Historical Park to celebrate National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day is an annual event celebrating and protecting public lands across the United States. National Public Lands Day … Continue reading

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