Sitka Conservation Society

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  • SCS Recommends:  Southeast Alaska Wild Mushroom Identification Workshop

    SCS Recommends: Southeast Alaska Wild Mushroom Identification Workshop

    The University of Alaska will hold a Southeast mushroom identification class Thursday, September 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with field trips Saturdays September 15 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fee is $49. SCS Board member Kitty LaBounty will instruct. Call Amanda at 747-7762 for more details or to register.

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  • Volunteer to walk our local beaches and help monitor the health of our environment!

    Volunteer to walk our local beaches and help monitor the health of our environment!

    If you like walking beaches, learning about natural history, and want to contribute to marine conservation, this volunteer program is for you. The COASST Program will be conducting training in Sitka on September 15. No experience is needed, only enthusiasm, to become a citizen scientist and learn the arcane skill of identifying beached birds! I [...]

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  • SCS Recommends: COASST Training in Sitka on September 15th

    SCS Recommends: COASST Training in Sitka on September 15th

    Help make a difference for the environment by collecting data for the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST).  COASST is a citizen science project dedicated to involving volunteers in the collection of high quality data on the status of coastal beaches, and trends of seabirds. Our goal is to assist government agencies and other [...]

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  • Celebrate Biodiversity At This Year’s BioBlitz

    Celebrate Biodiversity At This Year’s BioBlitz

    Events will take place August 17th-19th CLICK HERE for the full program schedule and description of events. What on earth is biodiversity? A measurement of the variety and concentration of lifeforms in a given area, biodiversity is often used by researchers to gage the overall health of ecosystems. Who and what lives here? What mushrooms, bugs, [...]

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  • Fishing for Change: a talk about Alaskan fishermen’s role in salmon enhancement and restoration

    Fishing for Change: a talk about Alaskan fishermen’s role in salmon enhancement and restoration

    Elizabeth Cockrell, Sustainable Salmon Intern with the Sitka Conservation Society will explore the role fishermen played in the development of Alaska’s sustainable fisheries and management policies on Sunday, August 5th, 5pm at Kettleson Memorial Library.

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  • SCS Wilderness Boat Cruise – Sun. August 5th, 1 – 4 pm

    SCS Wilderness Boat Cruise – Sun. August 5th, 1 – 4 pm

    Join us as we cruise north to the the West Chichagof Wilderness Area.  We’ll travel through Salisbury Sound to Fish Bay and Suloia Bay.  Guest speakers will include SCS Wilderness Coordinator, Adam Andis and Darrin Kelley, USFS Wilderness Ranger. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased with cash or check at Old Harbor Books located [...]

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