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Yakutat Tern Festival

June 5, 2014 - June 8, 2014


The festival is a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat that hosts one of the largest and southern most known nesting colonies of Aleutian Terns, as well as Arctic Terns and up to 200 other bird species that nest in or migrate through the area. The festival is family friendly and offers activities for birders as well as non-birders, including field trips, seminars, kid’s activities, evening banquets and other programs, bird banding demonstration, and an art exhibit. This year’s keynote speaker is HEATHER RENNER, Wildlife Biologist with the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. Our featured artist is filmmaker, writer, photographer, and co-founder of the Lexicon of Sustainability Project (www.lexiconofsustainability.comDOUGLAS GAYETON. Alaska-based linocut artist EVON ZERBETZ will also be conducting youth and adult workshops and displaying her art. Other area activities include sight-seeing, hiking, fishing, surfing, canoeing and kayaking, and beach-combing. Please see www.yakutatternfestival.org, visit us on Facebook, or call (907) 784-3359 for more information.


June 5, 2014
June 8, 2014
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