Sitka Conservation Society

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  • SCS Recommends:  March Against Monsanto, Sat. May 25th, 2:00 pm

    SCS Recommends: March Against Monsanto, Sat. May 25th, 2:00 pm

    On May 25, 2013, tens of thousands of people from around the world will gather in more than 300 cities in protest of the agrochemical giant, Monsanto. Sitka’s March Against Monsanto will be held on Castle Hill, the location where Russia sold the vast territory of Alaska—land it did not own—to the U.S.A. March organizer, [...]

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  • Leave No Trace Trainer Course: June 8 and 9

    Leave No Trace Trainer Course: June 8 and 9

    Saturday, June 8th and Sunday June 9th (we will be camping overnight at Starrigavan Campground, Sitka) Description:  This course will allow participants to learn, practice, and teach the principles of Leave-No-Trace outdoor ethics and will certify participants as LNT Trainers.  The Leave-No-Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization dedicated to teaching people how [...]

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  • SCS Summer Boat Tours Start June 1st

    SCS Summer Boat Tours Start June 1st

    The first of six boat tours to take place throughout the summer.  Mark your calendars! June 1st, Saturday 10am June 11th, Tuesday 5:30pm – Cancelled June 27th, Thursday 5:30pm July 23rd, Tuesday 5:30pm August 13th, Tuesday 5:30pm Check back soon for more information on tour topics and speakers.  See you on the boat!   A [...]

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  • Spring Wild Edibles Course  – FULL (sign up for wait list)

    Spring Wild Edibles Course – FULL (sign up for wait list)

    THIS CLASS IS FULL.  To sign up for the waiting list, send your name, email and phone number to tracy@sitkawild.org.. SCS is organizing a spring edibles course with the Kayaani Commission and instructors Scott Brylinsky and Kitty LaBounty. Students will learn how to identify, harvest, and prepare wild edibles from three distinct habitats in the [...]

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  • Backwoods Lecture: 300 Years of Wilderness

    Backwoods Lecture: 300 Years of Wilderness

    Ever wonder where the idea of wilderness came from? Follow the first explorers of Alaska, like Georg Steller, the German naturalist aboard the S/V Gabriel with Vitus Bering upon the first “discovery” of Alaska’s coast or the Episcopal priest Hudson Struck who made the first ascent of Denali, as they struggle to frame their experiences [...]

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  • Running the Country!  Sitkans Plan to Take GMO Message Across the United States

    Running the Country! Sitkans Plan to Take GMO Message Across the United States

    SITKA CONSERVATION SOCIETY PARTNERS WITH RUNNING FAMILY!   Brett, Kris, David, and Olivia Wilcox are pleased to announce that the Sitka Conservation Society is now partnering with them as they run across America in their efforts to raise awareness about genetically modified organisms that can pose a danger to health and the environment. The Sitka [...]

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