• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains

    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Ranger-led Programs at the Park, August 23-29

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Date: August 20, 2009

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 23-29:

Sunday, August 23
12:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
1:00 – Ravens in Life and Legend

Monday, August 24
12:00 – Ravens in Life and Legend
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Tuesday, August 25
12:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
1:00 – Battle Walk: Battle of Sitka: Join a ranger for a guided walk to the sites of the Kiks.ádi fort and the Battle of 1804.

Wednesday, August 26
12:00 – Battle Walk: Battle of Sitka: Join a ranger for a guided walk to the sites of the Kiks.ádi fort and the Battle of 1804.
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Thursday, August 27
12:00 – Salmon: The life cycle of salmon in Southeast Alaska
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Friday, August 28
12:00 – Slugs: Learn about these creatures of the forest and the role they play in the ecosystem.
1:00 – Salmon: The life cycle of salmon in Southeast Alaska
7:00 – Russian Language Development 

Saturday, August 29
12:00 – Battle Walk: Battle of Sitka: Join a ranger for a guided walk to the sites of the Kiks.ádi fort and the Battle of 1804.
1:00 – Carved History: The totem poles and Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.

Did You Know?

Photograph of a brown bear

Brown and grizzly bears are classified as the same species. Brown bears found inland and in northern habitats are often called “grizzlies” while “brown bear” is used to refer to animals found in coastal areas.