Tag Archives: Sitka Ranger District

Sept. 18 landslides wipe out Starrigavan Valley watershed restoration projects

Heavy rains earlier this month triggered a series of landslides on Thursday, Sept. 18, that covered a 100-acre section of the Starrigavan Valley, a popular recreation area about 10 miles north of downtown Sitka. While the three landslides caused no … Continue reading

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Natural History Seminar Series to feature presentation on Mushrooms of Alaska’s Southern Coasts

The next topic of the Natural History Seminar Series will feature Kate Mohatt presenting “Mushrooms of Alaska’s Southern Coasts.” The presentation is at 7:30 p.m. on Friday Sept. 19, in Room 229 at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus. Kate Mohatt is … Continue reading

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International Year of Forests to host January film festival in Sitka

The Sitka Ranger District of the Tongass National Forest and the Sitka National Historical Park will host an International Year of Forests Film Festival during January, with free movies at 7 p.m. on Thursday nights and 2 p.m. on Saturday … Continue reading

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Celebrate the International Year of Forests with a walk in the Tongass National Forest here in Sitka

The year 2011 has been declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly. This month, Alaska’s national forests — the Tongass in Southeast Alaska (including Sitka) and Chugach in Southcentral Alaska, the two largest national forests … Continue reading

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