Sitka Conservation Society

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  • When you wish upon a star!

    When you wish upon a star!

    There were XTRATUFS everywhere!  Though, a few souls did venture into the tide pools without them.  On a foggy and misty Sunday morning, some brave adventurers, sponsored by the Sitka Conservation Society, ventured to Kruzof to learn about intertidal species.  The shore was spotted with sea stars and there was quite a bit to learn [...]

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  • Painting the Wilderness: Report on the Forest Service’s Annual Artist Trip

    Painting the Wilderness: Report on the Forest Service’s Annual Artist Trip

    This past week, I, along with SCS co-workers Paul Killian and Tracy Gagnon, had the privilege of introducing Ray Geier, a talented artist from Boulder, Colorado, and a recipient of one of the Forest Service’s annual artist residencies, to Southeast Alaska. Our destination was South Baranof, designated wilderness in 1980 under ANILCA, where we spent [...]

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  • Sitka Kitch Community Classes

    Sitka Kitch Community Classes

    Sitka Kitch will be kicking off some classes this month. From July 25-27th Sitka Kitch welcomes Sarah Lewis from UAF Cooperative extension. Sarah is the  Family & Community Development Faculty for the Southeast Districts. Beginning Friday evening, Sarah will lead a ‘Cottage Food Industry’ class. This class is geared towards those wishing to produce value added [...]

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  • SCS Summer Cruises Take Off With a Look at Wilderness

    SCS Summer Cruises Take Off With a Look at Wilderness

    On Tuesday night, June 10, just over 40 people gathered at Crescent Harbor to embark on a three hour boat cruise that travelled out of Sitka Sound, all the way to West Crawfish Inlet and back. Fresh off the plane from Boston, MA, I was lucky enough to be one of those participants, and had [...]

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  • SCS Summer Boat Cruises

    SCS Summer Boat Cruises

    Celebrating Wilderness  Tuesday, June 10 5:30 – 8:30 pm $40 per person Join SCS and the USFS as we cruise to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Learn how SCS advocates for the protection of pristine habitats and how the USFS manages the resources of the Tongass National Forest. Birds of Sitka Sound [...]

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  • Alaska Way of Life 4-H Summer Programs

    Alaska Way of Life 4-H Summer Programs

    The Alaska Way of Life 4-H  is gearing up for Summer!! Cloverbud Adventure: Tuesdays, 10 – 11:30am 4-H members will be able to explore various 4-H projects throughout the summer including hiking, intertidal life, plant identification, and much more! Open to grades K-3. Cloverbud Gardening: Fridays, 9-10am Kids will be able to get their hands dirty [...]

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  • A river of ice in the Tongass
  • When you wish upon a star!
  • Why do salmon jump? Exploring the Medvejie Hatchery in Southeast Alaska
  • Building a local food movement from the front yard
  • Painting the Wilderness: Report on the Forest Service’s Annual Artist Trip
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