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Award-winning filmmaker and bear ecologist Chris Morgan making the case for grizzly bear restoration in the North Cascades.
We're co-sponsoring a special event this fall with photographer and author Paul Bannick. Join Paul in Seattle on October 26 for the premiere of his newest book produced by Braided River, OWL

Welcome to North Cascades Institute

Celebrating 30 Years of Connecting People, Nature & Community!

Since 1986, North Cascades Institute has facilitated hands-on learning at the confluence of natural and cultural history, science, humanities and the arts. We offer a wide array of opportunities for people of all ages, abilities and interests to get outside.

Whether it's a Family Getaway, art or natural history retreat, canoe or hiking adventure, youth program or a Skagit Tour, we're here to help you connect with your Wild Nearby in a lasting and meaningful way.

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