North Cascades National Park: Experience the Awesome
North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area make up the Stephen Mather Wilderness – over 634,614 acres of dramatic, rugged habitat for wildlife and a paradise for hikers, climbers, and mountaineers.
Portrait of a M.Ed. Graduate Student
Lauren Marziliano shares why she signed up for the program, what she got out of it and what opportunities awaited her when she graduated and started looking for a job.
The High Ridge: Celebrating 25 Years In the North Cascades
The story of North Cascades Institute -- where we came from, where we're going -- on the occasion of our 25th anniversary.
Family Getaways at the Learning Center
From canoeing and hiking to bat-watching and campfires, Family Getaways provide a unique opportunity for families of all shapes and sizes to gather in the North Cascades.
Mountain School students come to the North Cascades to learn about the ecosystems, geology and natural and cultural history of the mountains.
North Cascades Institute : A Brief Overview
The Institute seeks to inspire closer relationships with nature through direct experiences in the natural world. Here is an overview of our work, circa 2011.
10 Minutes with Tom Fleischner
In 1986, Tom co-founded the North Cascades Institute with Saul Weisberg and began leading field excursions to study the natural and cultural history of the North Cascade region.
Mountain School on KCTS
"North Cascades: People, Places and Stories" is a local series by PBS that showcases Washington's breathtaking national park. This segment looks at the North Cascade Institute's residential education program, Mountain School.
Fire Lookouts of the North Cascades
A presentation that the Institute produced for the "Evening with Gary Snyder" event in May 2009. Snyder asked if we could put something together that would evoke his time spent in the North Cascades as a fire lookout. Here's what we came up with.