Tag Archives: Southeast Alaska

Hames Wellness Center to host five-week Backpacking 101 class in October

Want to learn how to prepare for a backcountry adventure? Backcountry snowboarder and outdoor enthusiast Meridith Condon, a National Outdoor Leadership School Instructor, will teach a five-week Backpacking 101 class in October at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. The … Continue reading

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Sitka Maritime Heritage Society to host summer camp, harbor walk, and a treasure hunt

The Sitka Maritime Heritage Society is hosting a summer camp, waterfront/harbor walk and a treasure hunt during August. The Sails, Knots and What-Nots summer camp takes place on Monday, July 31, though Friday, Aug. 4, and is geared toward youth … Continue reading

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Jerry Dzugan to give outdoors safety presentation May 11 at Sitka Public Library

Outdoor safety educator and author Jerry Dzugan will give a free presentation, “Enjoying Alaska’s Outdoors: Why Smart People Take Dumb Risks,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at the Sitka Public Library. Everyone is welcome. Jerry Dzugan has been an educator … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park switches to summer hours on Sunday, April 30

Beginning Sunday, April 30, Sitka National Historical Park will transition to its summer hours of operation. The park’s visitor center will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ranger-led interpretive programs will be held daily, with topics focusing on … 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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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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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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