Park Sponsors Photo Contest
Sitka National Historical Park, (August 1, 2011) -Calling all local photographers! Sitka National Historical Park will be holding a photo contest to celebrate the role of the Indian River ecosystem in Sitka’s storied past. As Park Biologist Craig Smith explains, “Indian River is the heart of Sitka National Historical Park. The annual pulse of salmon in the river draws people and wildlife to the area, as it has for generations. Historical events happened where the people were. Without the Indian River, important things wouldn't have happened here, and ultimately Sitka National Historical Park wouldn't be here either.”
Did You Know?
Pink salmon mature in two years which means that odd-year and even-year populations are essentially unrelated. More...