Capstone: Alaska

July 3, 2017

Students headed to Douglas Island Pink and Chum, a salmon hatchery in Juneau, to learn about the Tlingit way of raising salmon and how they always respect their food.

They then headed to a forest trail walk which runs along Auke Lake. “While on the walk we learned about the importance of the forest in its relation to climate change,” Tiana ʻ18 wrote. “We learned how the tree rings not only show the age of the tree but also what the climate may have been like during certain years depending on the rates of growth.”