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Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...and benefit communities while also conserving intact ecosystems," Andrew Thoms, executive director of the Sitka Conservation Society and a member of the committee said. "It is natural that this is being done in Southeast Alaska because all...
UAS' One Campus, One Book featured author to lead Evening at Egan

...the text's Southeast connection. Former Sitka resident Jack Calvin, one of the original founders of the Sitka Conservation Society, was the co-author of Ricketts' first book, "Between Pacific Tides," published in 1949, and was a mutual...
Wrangell Bearfest opens next week

...areas at the James and Elsie Nolan Center from 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. The short film, developed by the Sitka Conservation Society, illustrates the beauty and diversity of Tongass National Forest Wilderness Areas.For a complete schedule...
Photos: Paddling pair

Mary Wood, left, and Sarah Stockdale, of the Sitka Conservation Society, paddle their Trak kayaks on Mendenhall Lake on Friday. The pair was practicing putting together the kayaks for longer expeditions...
Local food on the menu not just for the halibut

...Fish to Schools program founded in Sitka. With "A Guide to Serving Local Fish in School Cafeterias," the Sitka Conservation Society has compiled best practices, trends, case studies and more into one easily available publication. "The beauty...
Celebrate hummingbirds in Ketchikan in April found at In conjunction with the festival, the Sitka Conservation Society will be screening its film, The Meaning of Wild, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act...
Sitka Symposium is back among Alaska's summer literary events

...workshops, and participants will have opportunities to learn about inspiring local change initiatives including the Sitka Conservation Society's Fish To Schools Program, the community powered effort to revitalize the Sheldon Jackson Campus and the...
Applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through Feb. 19

...Southeast Alaska. Artists-in-residence will join in a collaboration between the Sitka Ranger District and the Sitka Conservation Society in monitoring this Wilderness Area. Access will be by floatplane or motorboat. Trips will consist of basecamps...
Conservationists look to end old-growth logging

...More than 70 members of the House of Representatives and dozens of conservation organizations - including the Sitka Conservation Society, the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Audubon Society - signed on to two letters recently...
UAS Sitka offers Natural History Seminar Series talk on deer hunting

...Sitka Permanent Charitable Trust to the Sitka Sound Science Center, the University of Alaska Southeast and the Sitka Conservation Society.For more information on the seminar, contact Kitty LaBounty at 907-747-9432 or kitty.labounty@uas...


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