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Third annual Sitka Herring Festival kicks off March 18 with month of events

  Spring is right around the corner in Sitka, and nothing says spring in Sitka like the arrival of the herring. The Sitka Tribe of Alaska‘s third annual Sitka Herring Festival kicks off on Friday, March 18, with a month of … Continue reading

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Second annual Sitka Herring Festival kicks off March 16 with month of events

You feel it in the air; you see it in the lengthening days; you smell it with the changing tides. That’s right, herring season (and Spring!) is right around the corner. And with the arrival of the herring comes the … Continue reading

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Yaa Khusgé Yaaw Woogoo will teach sixth-grade students about herring during spring break

The Sitka School District and the Outdoor Foundation, in partnership with the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Sitka National Historical Park, will host a free, week-long marine science and culture camp during spring break, March 16-20, for 20 sixth-grade, middle-school students. Yaa … Continue reading

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Learning about ecosystems during Yaa Khusgé Yaaw Woogoo herring camp

  Marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway, left, and Yaa Khusgé Yaaw Woogoo herring camp participants Madison Roy-Mercer and Karina Belcher observe plankton collected during a field expedition on Tuesday afternoon, March 18, at Sitka National Historical Park. Herring camp is a … Continue reading

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Sitka Tribe of Alaska to host inaugural Sitka Herring Festival on March 17 to April 12

The inaugural Sitka Herring Festival will feature a variety of events from March 17 through April 12, when the herring return to Sitka to spawn. The event is sponsored by the Sitka Tribe of Alaska Resource Protection Department. “The festival is a … Continue reading

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Yaa Khusgé Yaaw Woogoo will teach middle-school students about herring during spring break

The Sitka School District, in partnership with the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and Sitka National Historical Park, will host a free, week-long marine science camp during spring break for 15 middle school students. The camp will focus on Pacific herring … Continue reading

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