Tag: trails

Recent survey shows Sitka’s ‘enthusiasm’ for trail improvement plans

Sitka’s trail plan is due for an update. Trail works, the local nonprofit which created the original plan twenty years ago, recently surveyed the community for its ideas on new cabins, trails, toilets, and bear-proof trash containers. Over 500 Sitkans responded, generating over 3,000 detailed comments. Trail Works has been crunching the numbers. KCAW’s Katherine Rose spoke with executive director Ben Hughey to learn how the new plan is taking shape.   Read More

Forest service talks trails

The U.S. Forest Service is trying to learn more about the users of trails and recreation sites in the Tongass National Forest. Mike Mullin, natural resource specialist with the Sitka Ranger District, discussed the National Visitor Use Monitoring Program that every federal forest employs. Downloadable audio. Read More

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