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Day Hike - North Cascades Naturalists Camp

North Cascades Naturalists Camp

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Newhalem Crk group camp
** MEMBERS ONLY ** Enjoy a leisurely weekend of hiking, birding, botanizing, nature journaling or doing nature artwork. Easy to moderate half- to full-day trips (Thunder Crk, Pyramid Lk, Newhalem Crk) will be organized for Saturday and Sunday, and informal special-interest trips may be offered Friday afternoon through Sunday. Evening options include owling excursion or ranger-led programs. Late-spring/early summer season will be rewarding for abundance and variety of bird species, exceptional botanical offerings (ferns, mosses, lichens, wildflowers, trees, etc.) of the low elevation forests, and inspring nature subjects for journaling and artwork. Art materials, photo gear, or nature journals encouraged for capturing spring to summer transition in the North Cascades. Group camp Friday and Saturday nights at Newhalem Crk. Tenting preferred or non-electric camper. Camp facilities include covered group dining shelter. $10 camp fee/person (1 or 2 nights) due at signup. Potluck dinner Saturday evening at camp. Links for more information: North Cascades NP complex/visitor info: http://www.nps.gov/noca Bird Finding Guide: http://www.nps.gov/archive/noca/birdguide/birdingguide.htm Bird checklist: http:/www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/chekbird/rl/ncascade.htm Nature & science in the park (wildlife, plants, tree lists, etc.) http://www.nps.gov/noca/naturescience :
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