Junior Stream Stewards
Washington's National Park Fund helped to expand this successful youth outreach program in North Cascades National Park. Through hands-on science and habitat restoration activities, 450 seventh and eighth grade students, their teachers and community connected with North Cascades National Park. Focus areas included salmon, water quality issues, research methods, native plants, aquatic insects, local geology, watershed restoration, and the value of national parks and other protected lands.
The support of Washington National Park Fund also helped to integrate North Cascades National Park into the science curriculum at Cascade Middle School in Sedro-Woolley, bringing 150 student into the park for educational classes.
Learn more about North Cascades National Park's rivers and streams.
NPS Staff teach local middle school
students about macroinvertebrates.