SITKA, ALASKA Sitka residents came out en masse to participate in International Coastal Clean-Up Day Saturday [September 20th], beach combing for garbage on a nearby island, in Sitka National Historical Park and even underwater, dumpster diving in one of the local harbors. The event was sponsored locally by the Sitka Conservation Sociey, the National Park Service, The Sitka Global Warming Group, and the Sitka Chapter of Turning the Tides.
International Coastal Clean Up day in Sitka
Ensign Megan Toomey says the crew has been working for a week turning the USCG Cutter Maple into a totally terrifying Halloween venue. "It's scary even with the lights on," she says. The Haunted Ship is open 6-10 PM Fri Oct 28. The donation of canned food or school supplies is encouraged! Downloadable audio. more