Tracy On is a chef at Patagonia Headquarters in Ventura, CA. She'll be in Sitka for two weeks working with the Sitka Conservation Society on their Fish to Schools Program. Downloadable audio.
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski is standing amid beers and balloons, speaking to a group of Sitkans.
Sitka Conservation Society held its annual "We Love Our Fishermen Lunch" at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School today (2-17-16) to thank the commercial fishermen who donate salmon and other seafood to provide school lunch to students in Sitka.
The Forest Service is planning to shift its focus from old-growth to young-growth timber harvests in the Tongass National Forest. The transition to young growth got its start early in the Obama administration, and there could be at least three more presidents before it becomes a full reality.
Every year, the Sitka Conservation Society hosts a Wild Foods Potluck. It’s an edible celebration of all that can be picked, plucked, hunted, fished, grown, and gathered in Sitka. This year, over 150 people attended and brought dishes to the Alaska Native Brotherhood Founders Hall.
Tomorrow (08-05-15), Sitka Conservation Society will screen a 42-minute documentary about climate change called "Do the Math." As intern Matt Simon explains, the film crunches the numbers that measure climate change and documents challenges by activists to the fossil fuel industry. Downloadable audio.
Sitka’s Fish-to-Schools program will be one of the featured presentations this week at a regional meeting on sustainable food systems.
Sitka National Historical Park ranger Ryan Carpenter, the Sitka Conservation Society's Mary Wood, and the Sitka Sound Science Center's Ashley Bolwerk are collaborating on a winter film series at the park. The first screening, DUCKumentary,
is tonight (7 PM Wed Jan 28 and 2 PM Sat Jan 31, SNHP theater, free admission). Carpenter says Sitka's waterfowl are some of the most beautiful anywhere, and they live fascinating lives. Downloadable audio.
Forest Service technician Gwen Baluss visited Sitka this month to band and measure juncos and other songbirds -- with some help from local students.
Graduate students from the University of Michigan and Sitka Conservation Society's Marjorie Hennessy discuss their current fieldwork on Kruzof Island.