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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

North Cascades Youth Leadership Conference

What: High school youth who have participated in environmental programs through the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and North Cascades National Park will meet to enhance leadership and communications skills, connect with service learning opportunities, and learn about natural resource career opportunities with regional service organizations.  

When: Nov. 12, 2:30-8:30 p.m., Nov. 13, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Nov. 14, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Who: Total of about 50 youth, North Cascades Institute, Student Conservation Association, International District Housing Alliance, National Park Service and US Forest Service

Where: North Cascades Environmental Learning Center at the North Cascades National Park

Directions: North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is located approximately 65 miles east of Burlington, Wash. (Exit #230 on I-5). You’ll travel east on Highway 20 through Sedro-Woolley, Concrete, Marblemount and Newhalem to milepost 127. Turn left onto Diablo Dam Road and proceed over the dam approximately one mile to the Learning Center.

Contact: Coordinate in advance with Amy Brown, 360.854.2582,

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