Left: Amelia Milling, our Eco-Advocacy and Communications Intern. Photo by Bethany Goodrich Photography. Right: Harbor Mountain. Photo by Amelia Milling.
Thanks to the Alaska Conservation Foundation’s Ted Smith Internship program, I joined the Sitka Conservation Society team this summer. I absorbed fresh rainforest air, ate unlimited berries, practiced the sustainable and healthy ways of living, and explored local waters. During the amazing activities with the community of Sitka, I also learned how to engage with SCS members through social media and storytelling.
This summer was my first visit to the Tongass in Southeast Alaska and I was struck by its many layers of beauty. Once you walk under the canopy of the ancient forest, you are greeted by the misty, crisp air, and the incredibly tall trees that make your neck crook while looking up!Read more