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National Park Service, Sitka Tribe of Alaska inaugurate historic partnership at Sitka National Historical Park

The partnership between the National Park Service (NPS) and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska (STA) has now reached a new level of collaboration. On May 7, Congress completed its review of an Annual Funding Agreement (“AFA”) under which STA now officially … Continue reading

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Scenes from the 18th annual Parade of the Species through downtown Sitka

There were squid kids, a raven clan, and jellyfish galore during the 18th annual Parade of the Species, held Friday, April 20, 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-detectives event, gardening classes, free bus rides, and more

Earth Day is on Sunday, April 22, and Earth Week this year is Monday through Sunday, April 16-22. Sitka will host a variety of activities for Earth Week, including a couple of spring clean-up events, a couple of gardening classes, free bus rides, … Continue reading

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Registration open for 2018 Sitka Sound Science Center summer camps

Registration is now open for summer camp at the Sitka Sound Science Center. 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 … 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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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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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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