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11th Yakutat Tern Festival

June 2 - June 5


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 is to be announced.

Registration in advance is $40. Registration during the festival is $50.

Alaska Airlines offers a 5 percent discount to festival events. Visit our website for more information.

Contact: 907-784-3359; Susan Oehlers, susan.oehlers@usda.gov; Teresa Swanson, taswanson@usda.gov; or Mary Glaves, mare_e86@hotmail.com, 607-349-1831.


Yakutat High School
429 Forest Hwy
Yakutat, AK United States
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Yakutat Tern Festival
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