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.
(photo from the Sealaska Shareholder’s Underground) In a recent Letter to the Editor in the Sitka Sentinel, the President and CEO of Sealaska Corporation attempted to waylay our fears that the public would not be allowed on lands transferred to the corporation’s private ownership by the Sealaska Bill. He also stated that Sealaska does “not post ‘No Trespassing [...]
In 2011, SCS began the Sitka Salmon Tours program. The goal of the tours was to give visitors a salmon’s eye view from the forests where the salmon are born, to the ocean, the fisher and processor, and finally to our plates. We’ve discontinued the Salmon Tours for 2013. Instead, we have distilled all of [...]
The first of six boat tours to take place throughout the summer. Mark your calendars! June 1st, Saturday 10am June 11th, Tuesday 5:30pm June 27th, Thursday 5:30pm July 23rd, Tuesday 5:30pm August 13th, Tuesday 5:30pm August 29th, Thursday 5:30pm Check back soon for more information on tour topics and speakers. See you on the boat! [...]