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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Hazard Tree Removal

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Date: October 2, 2012

PIO or Contact Person:Becky Latanich

Telephone Number:907-747-0132

E-mail address: becky_latanich@nps.gov

Hazard Trees to be Removed

 

Sitka National Historical Park (October 2, 2012) - Weather permitting, six hazard trees along the eastern boundary of Sitka National Historical Park near the Arrowhead Trailer Court will be removed starting on Wednesday, October 10th.These snags have become a hazard to life and property and are being removed for safety reasons.If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Michael Trainor, Chief of Maintenance, at 907-747-0150.

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Did You Know?

Totem hall at Sitka National Historical Park

Alaska’s Governor John Brady asked leaders from several southeast Alaska villages to donate totem poles for public exhibitions outside of Alaska, and eventually, for display at Sitka’s popular public park. More than a dozen Tlingit and Haida poles were placed along the park’s trail in 1906. More...