Celebrating the Life of Richard Nelson
Richard “Nels” Nelson lived a full and complete life. He served on the Sitka Conservation Society board for almost 40 years and helped make what this organization what it is today. Nels introduced millions of people to the wonders of the natural world through his knowledge and skills as a naturalist, anthropologist, writer, and radio show host. We are eternally grateful for everything that Nels did and all the ways he influenced us and touched our lives.