30th Anniversary Picnic

Free Open House & BBQ at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center

SUNDAY, JULY 17 • 10 AM - 3 PM

Special-Events-Picnic-30Gather your friends and family and come join us for a birthday party in the mountains! You're invited to help us celebrate the Institute's 30 years of conserving and restoring Northwest environments through education and the National Park Service's Centennial. Join us for a BBQ picnic lunch, naturalist-led activities on Diablo Lake and local trails, Learning Center tours, live music Diablo Lake Boat Tours with Seattle City Light and a chance to mingle and visit with Institute staff, grads and board members. Space for activities is limited; arrive early to sign up.

Live music by “Not Bad for Neighbors” with members from “Jumbled Pie” 

The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is the field campus of the North Cascades Institute. This hub of discovery for people of all ages is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and the City of Seattle. The award-winning, green-built campus hugs the shore of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park, one of the wildest, heaviest glaciated, and most biologically diverse areas in North America. Click here for directions!

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors!


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Alliance 2020
Group Health
Method Homes
Mountaineers Books
Mt. Baker Ski Area
Skagit Law Group, PLLC
Skagit Valley Publishing/Skagit Valley Herald
United General District 304

Special thanks to....
The Mountaineers
Vital Climbing Gym
The Concrete Herald
Concrete Theatre

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Join us in the North Cascades! 
For personalized assistance on which program is right for you, contact our friendly registrars M-F at (360) 854-2599
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