Sitka Conservation Society

Our Work:

        Sitka Conservation Society (SCS) has been working to protect the temperate rainforest of southeast Alaska and Sitka’s quality of life since 1967. We are based in the small coastal town of Sitka, Alaska, located on the west coast of Baranof Island in the heart of the Tongass, the nation’s largest National Forest.  View map of the Tongass.

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  • A Journey Home: A Canoe Movement in Southeast Alaska, Part 2

    A Journey Home: A Canoe Movement in Southeast Alaska, Part 2

    Teaming up with SEARHC for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health After speaking with the board of the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (or SEARHC), Doug Chilton was able to secure funding for the One Canoe Society to travel and give paddling workshops throughout Southeast Alaska. He suggested that the canoe society team up with SEARHC’s [...]

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  • Video: Invigorating Alaska’s Food System with Wild Foods

    Video: Invigorating Alaska’s Food System with Wild Foods

    Access to fresh fruits, vegetables and proteins in Alaska can be a daily challenge.Alaska imports ninety five percent of its food. This means that families pay high prices for processed and typically unhealthy foods, communities are vulnerable to delays and complications with importing from far away places and the state of Alaska unnecessarily exports money [...]

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  • Canoe Journeys in Southeast Alaska

    Canoe Journeys in Southeast Alaska

    Doug Chilton and The One People Canoe Society A decade ago, when his canoe team was invited to race at the Quinault Indian Reservation in Washington state, Doug Chilton was thrilled. The team had trained for weeks and raised enough money to cover travel expenses from their home in Juneau. But when they drove into [...]

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  • A Journey Home: A Canoe Movement in Southeast Alaska, Part 2
  • Video: Invigorating Alaska’s Food System with Wild Foods
  • Canoe Journeys in Southeast Alaska
  • Living with the Land Radio Series Episode 1: Bob Ellis and the Great Salmon Liver Experiment
  • Tlingit and Haida Canoe Cultures
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