Tag Archives: Sitka Conservation Society

Indian River workshop set for Nov. 13 at the Sitka National Historical Park visitors center

The Indian River Watershed Working Group will offer a workshop about Indian River from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, at the at the Sitka National Historical Park visitor center. Workshop topics will include the quality of fish habitat in … Continue reading

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The dangerous journey of the silver salmon is Eco-Discovery Day topic Oct. 27 at Sitka Sound Science Center

Join us for the dangerous journey of the silver salmon from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 27, at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Participate in games and activities to learn what it takes for a silver salmon to go … Continue reading

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Sitka’s 4H program seeks volunteers to help with programs

Want to help young people learn a variety of life skills? The Alaska Way of Life 4H program hosted by the Sitka Conservation Society and University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service seeks adult volunteers to help with its programs. Some … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts youth Eco-Detectives event on Sept. 29

A mystery has taken place at Sitka National Historical 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-Detectives button upon … Continue reading

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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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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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