Accomplishments & Reports

Our supporters have helped North Cascades Institute develop into a dynamic conservation organization with field-based learning at the core of everything we do. After 30 years, we’ve come to see that the power of our work is as much about how it inspires and empowers people as much as it benefits the landscape. That’s why we’ve updated our mission statement: North Cascades Institute inspires and empowers environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature.

What does this look like on the ground? Here are our program reports that show a few examples of how are you making change with your support:

2016-17 REPORTS


big_quotation_mark.pngKids have to learn where they come from… emmas-storyIf we understand what we have here, in this place, we know that we have to take care of it. Making decisions about environmental sustainability makes sense once you’ve fallen in love with the place.”

Read Graduate Alumni Emma Ewert’s full story



North Cascades Institute has received TWELVE four-star ratings from Charity Navigator!

Mountain School in Seattle Times


In a three-day mountain camp experience, imbue in school children a visceral connection with this special place — the thumping, mountainous heart of Northwest wilderness. Make its magic real to them at a micro level, in the hope that some of them will feel the pull to return as powerfully as a salmon headed home to spawn... "
- Seattle Times
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