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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Ranger-led Programs at Sitka National Historical Park (August 16-22)

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Date: August 14, 2008

Unless otherwise noted, all programs meet at the visitor center and many involve an easy stroll through the forest on park trails. These activities are free to the public. For more information, call (907) 747-0110. Activities planned for August 16-22:

Saturday, August 16
2:00 pm – Tidal Creatures: Join a ranger to become acquainted with the rich animal and plant life of the Park’s intertidal zone. Rubber boots are recommended.

Sunday, August 17
2:00 pm – Battle Walk: Join a ranger for a guided walk to the sites of the Kiks.ádi fort and the Battle of 1804.

Monday, August 18
Carved History: Join a ranger for a guided walk through the park focusing on the totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Tuesday, August 19
2:00 pm – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
7:00 pm – Yellowstone: Join Ranger Audray Buhs for this evening program on Yellowstone National Park, the inspiration behind the National Park Service. In the Visitor Center auditorium.

Wednesday, August 20
2:00 pm – Battle Walk: The sites of the Kiks.ádi fort and the Battle of 1804.

Thursday, August 21
2:00 pm - Plants in the Park: Join a ranger for a walk and talk on medicinal and edible plants found in Sitka National Historical Park.

Friday, August 22
2:00 pm – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

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