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Yakutat Tern Festival

May 30, 2024 @ 9:00 am June 2, 2024 @ 4:30 pm

The Yakutat Tern Festival is a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat, Alaska. Yakutat hosts one of the largest and southernmost 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, bird-banding demonstration, and other programs. The keynote speaker to be announced.

Registration is TBD and will open sometime late fall 2023. Alaska Airlines offers a 5% discount to festival events, please see our website for more details.

Mary Glaves or Susan Oehlers at:
607-349-1831 or 907-784-3359


Yakutat Nature Society


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Yakutat High School

429 Forest Hwy
Yakutat, AK 99689 United States
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