The Tlingit Potato harvest in October 2019 was a hands-on event. This year’s will be virtual, with an emphasis on the science and the history of the plant. (KCAW photo/Ari Snider)

Michelle Putz is with the US Forest Service Public Affairs. The agency’s Tlingit Potato Project is in its fourth year at Pacific High School. This year’s “harvest” will be virtual, but up to 200 people can attend online to learn about this historic resource. The session will be 1 p.m. Monday, October 12. To register, email Michelle at