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  • Notice of Planned Work and Road Closure- Cascade River Road (Beginning Sept. 8, 2014)

    The Cascade River Road will be closed from September 8 until late October 2014 to all public use (including foot, bicycle, and vehicle traffic) at the Eldorado gate (3 miles from road's terminus) in order to perform permanent road and culvert repairs. More »

  • Lone Mountain Fire - National Park Service Trail Closures

    The Lone Mountain Fire in North Cascades National Park is approximately 5 mi NW of Stehekin in the Boulder Creek drainage. Boulder Creek Trail is closed. More »

  • Closure of Adjacent U.S. Forest Service Road and Trails that Access North Cascades NP Complex

    The Twisp River Road is closed west of Eagle Creek. The following USFS trails are closed due to the Lone Mountain 1, Little Bridge, and Carlton Complex Fires: War Creek, South Creek, Twisp Pass, Reynolds Creek. More »

Thirsty for Knowledge

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Date: January 27, 2010
Contact: Charles Beall, 360 854-7302
Contact: Regina Rochefort, 360 854-7202

Thirsting for Knowledge?

Try Tapping into Science

What: A new monthly series of presentations exploring current science in the North Cascades

When: Last Wednesday of each month

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Location: Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, 601 West Holly Street, Bellingham

The first two Tapping into Science programs will be:

January 27: Snagging Hair and Sniffing Scat: How to Know what’s in a Bear's Genes

Lions, bears, wolves Oh my! These and other large carnivores live in the North Cascades, but are highways affecting the connectivity of their habitat? Roger Christophersen is a wildlife biologist at North Cascades National Park and Dr. Robert Long and Paula MacKay are wildlife biologists with the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University.

February 24: Thirsty Mountain Tops: Decline of Frost-Brewed Glaciers

Two-thirds of the glaciers in the lower 48 states are in the North Cascades. What does glacier monitoring tell us about their and our future? Dr. Jon Riedel is a geologist at North Cascades National Park.

Directions available at www.chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com

Did You Know?

North Cascades is now on Flickr!

North Cascades National Park is uploading its digital image library to Flickr! Be inspired, download your favorite images, or even add your own vacation photographs to the group pool: Friends of the North Cascades. More...