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Sitka Sound Science Center visiting scientist to lead bird walk at Sitka National Historical Park

Ornithologist Allison Nelson, the Scientist in Residency Fellow at the Sitka Sound Science Center this summer, will lead a bird walk on the totem trails at Sitka National Historical Park on Saturday, June 9. Participants should meet at 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park celebrates centennial Aug. 25 with free programs and cake

On Thursday, Aug. 25, the community is invited to Sitka National Historical Park to celebrate Founder’s Day. Founder’s Day is the annual celebration of the creation of the National Park Service. This is a milestone year for the National Park … Continue reading

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Use Park Prescriptions hikes of Sitka National Historical Park for an Active April

Several local groups are using the Park Prescriptions program to promote an Active April with hikes of the Sitka National Historical Park. If you take the challenge, you can win prizes by hiking the park trails during April. Park Prescriptions … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts winter bird walk on Saturday, Dec. 12

Are you interested in viewing, identifying and learning about Sitka’s winter bird residents? Do you need a refresher before participating in the Christmas Bird Count? If so, you are in luck! People of all ages and levels of birdwatching experience … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host Toddler Hiking Group on Oct. 27

The Toddler Hiking Group returns to the Sitka National Historical Park this month. Join the park rangers for a walk along the park’s trails with your toddler at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the Sitka National Historical Park visitor’s center. We … Continue reading

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New trail traffic counters installed at Sitka National Historical Park

Have you noticed little brown boxes on some of Sitka National Historical Park’s trailside signs? The park recently installed four traffic counters along the park’s scenic trails. The trail counters are not cameras, they simply provide park managers with an … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run closes out school year with One in a Million 5K run on May 2

The Sitka Girls On The Run program will host celebrate the end of the season with the 2015 One in a Million five-kilometer run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 2, with the start-finish line at the Sitka Sea … Continue reading

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Registration deadline is Dec. 29 for upcoming SAIL photography classes

The Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) program in Sitka is offering a three-session photography class in January to help photographers (adults and youth older than 14 years old) improve their photography skills. The registration deadline is Monday, Dec. 29. The … Continue reading

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Free winter bird walks offered at Sitka National Historical Park

Are you interested in viewing, identifying and learning about Sitka’s winter bird residents, or do you need a refresher before participating in the Christmas Bird Count in January? If so, you are in luck! People of all ages and levels of bird-watching … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park celebrates ‘Helping Hands for America’s Lands’ during National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27

SITKA NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK – On Saturday, Sept. 27, tens of thousands of volunteers will visit their favorite parks, beaches, wildlife preserves, or forests and chip in to help improve these treasured places. They will be taking part in the 21st … Continue reading

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