Sitka Conservation Society

Our Work:

        Sitka Conservation Society (SCS) has been working to protect the temperate rainforest of southeast Alaska and Sitka’s quality of life since 1967. We are based in the small coastal town of Sitka, Alaska, located on the west coast of Baranof Island in the heart of the Tongass, the nation’s largest National Forest.  View map of the Tongass.

Latest Updates:

  • WildFoods Potluck 2013

    WildFoods Potluck 2013

    The WildFoods Potluck is our annual celebration of all things harvested, hunted, fished, grown, and gathered.  The Tongass National Forest and especially the Sitka Community Use Area are rich and abundant places to support our thriving subsistence communities. Thank you to all our members and friends who came out to celebrate with us this year! [...]

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  • National Food Day

    National Food Day

    On October 24, all across the nation, people were participating in Food Day, a national celebration of affordable, healthy, and sustainable food. The Sitka Conservation Society joined with a Fish to Schools local coho salmon lunch at KGH, BMS, SHS, and PHS. SCS partnered with the Sitka School District’s Live Well Physical Activity and Nutrition [...]

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  • Voices of the Tongass – Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins

    Voices of the Tongass – Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins

    To hear this week’s episode of Voices of the Tongass, featuring Jonny KT, scroll to the bottom of this post.  Photo by Berett Wilber It has stopped raining by the time Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins gets off the plane, but his feet are already wet. Why? “Oh, I ran from Craig to Klawock this morning,” he says [...]

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  • Hungry for Huckleberry Pie, Venison Stew, or Fresh Greens? Come to the Wild Foods Potluck Nov. 2!
  • Stand Up to Corporate Influence!
  • Kayaking Kootznoowoo: Report on SCS’s Final Wilderness Trip
  • Encouraging Local Natural Resource Stewardship on the Tongass: Kennel Creek
  • Teaching the Alaska way of Life: 4-H in Sitka
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