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Wildfire Updates

The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is closed due to the Goodell Creek wildfire in the Newhalem area, and we've cancelled all programs through Monday 8/31. All our staff are safe and the Learning Center is not in imminent danger. We are updating and our Facebook page with the latest information. Thank you for your support, and condolences to everyone impacted by these traumatic wildfires.

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Welcome to North Cascades Institute

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learning at the convergence of natural and cultural history, science, humanities and the arts. North Cascades Institute has opportunities to get outside for people of all ages, abilities and interests.

Whether it's a family getaway, art or writing retreat, natural history field excursion or a Skagit Tour of Diablo Lake, we're here to help you connect with your wild nearby in a lasting and meaningful way.

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