Sarah Stockdale, Storytelling Intern, is originally from New Mexico. She graduated from Colorado College, where she got a degree in History-Philosophy. She has recently fallen in love with using radio and film as a way to capture local stories. This spring, she produced a series about environmental issues and identity in southern colorado for her local radio station. She is thrilled to explore Alaska for the first time and be the storytelling intern for the Sitka Conservation Society.
Recent Posts by Sarah:
When Southeast Alaskans think of local food, we usually think of foraging, fishing and hunting. In the realm of produce, however, we have become accustomed to eating fruits and vegetables shipped in from the lower 48 and around the globe. But a gardening movement is on the rise around the islands. In Sitka, a city with [...]
Protecting old-growth forest is no longer a revolutionary idea. As we continue to discover ways that old-growth habitat are critical to salmon, birds, Sitka deer and numerous other species, people are making the connection between protecting these areas and the wildlife that we depend on. Leaving old-growth habitat intact is a no-brainer for Southeast Alaskans who depend [...]
by Sarah Stockdale I am in a land of light. Alaska is alive in the summer, and in southeast, the rainforest is abundant with green foliage. As part of the Alaska Conservation Foundation Summer internship program, I have been blessed with the opportunity to spend three months here in Sitka as a media and storytelling [...]