Calendar of Events
Board meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month. See Contacting us for the specific time and place.
Alaska Huts is proud to present “Alaska’s Edible and Medicinal Plants,” Friday evening through Sunday, June 5-7, 2015, with instructor Rachel Bobka. Rachel brings a passion and knowledge of the chemical, biological, and spiritual interactions between plants and people. Participants will accompany her in learning how to identify wild plants along with their edible, medicinal, and practical uses. The group will gather plant samples to use in both food recipes and in medicine making. Each participant will make a salve, tincture, and hydrosol to take home.
A special rate will include instruction, materials, and two nights’ accommodations at Manitoba Cabin, located 15 minutes' walk from the Seward Highway near Summit Lake. Space is limited so reserve soon by contacting Scott at .
Birds of the Kenai
Alaska Huts invites you to join Aaron Bowman, Anchorage Audubon Society’s (anchorageaudubon.org) Field Trip Coordinator, for a special “Birds of the Kenai” weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 27-28. Aaron will share his extensive knowledge of birds and natural history and impart expert advice on how to up your birding game and become a citizen scientist. Participants will have the option of joining Aaron for field excursions at Manitoba Cabin and the surrounding area.
This two day, one night event includes accommodations at Manitoba Cabin, located 15 minutes' walk from the Seward Highway near Summit Lake. Space is limited to 15 so reserve soon by contacting Scott at .
National Trails Day / Spring Cleaning
Come and kick off the summer season at Manitoba Cabin by helping out with tidying up--all kinds of outdoor and indoor maintenance in a fun group atmosphere, with time to explore nearby trails in celebration of National Trails Day. Volunteers stay for free, but reservations are required. Space is limited. Across the U.S., National Trails Day is the first Saturday in June. We sometimes celebrate on a different weekend. Stay tuned for details.
Plan ahead! Save the date!
2015 Annual Huts Wood Stock Celebration
September 26-27, 2015
Let's stock wood and spruce up Manitoba Cabin for winter. Your volunteer work WILL pay off with good times to follow--typically a potluck feast and live music jam into the night, by High Lonesome Sound and friends. Volunteers stay free. Popular event! Space is limited! Reservations required.
Manitoba Cabin is on public lands, and this event coincides with National Public Lands Day. Stay tuned for more details!