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Spend spring break building trails on Orcas Island


Students near a waterfall

LEAF School project rebuilding Civilian Conservation Corps trails on Orcas Island with SEA (Service, Education & Adventure) and Washington State Parks, August 2008.

Join S.A.V.E. the Earth Club and the Center for Service-Learning April 1-3 for an alternative spring break on Orcas Island.

Hop aboard the Indigo, a 65-foot coastal cruiser, with SEA (Service, Education and Adventure) and motor on up to beautiful Orcas Island. Then, spend a day getting your hands dirty building trails and removing invasive species at Moran State Park. Work with local non-profit organizations and state government while learning about human interactions with our ecosystem.

Register by March 25. Space is limited. $30 to participate. Email Amy Johnson, Service-Learning Program Coordinator, to get a registration form.

Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the south entrance to Snohomish Hall on Wed., April 1, and return on the evening of Fri., April 3.

Support for this event comes from the Arts, Culture & Civic Engagement Initiative; Service, Education and Adventure; Washington Campus Compact and Learn and Serve America.

Edmonds College offers classes and degrees that teach environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable practices. We’re preparing students for the emerging sector of green-collar jobs. Registration for spring classes at Edmonds CC is underway. Classes start April 6. See the spring class schedule at http://schedule.edcc.edu. Call 425.640.1459, email info@edmonds.edu or go to http://getstarted.edcc.edu.

Take a class this spring:

Anthropology 101 — Human Ecology I Help tribes, governments and non- profits make fishing, farming and forestry more sustainable while studying relationships between people and ecosystems. Carpool to and from field sites. This is part of the LEAF School.

Get Your Hands Dirty and Your Feet Wet LEAF School (Human Ecology classes) Join the Learn and Serve Environmental Anthropology Field (LEAF) school and earn college credit for hands-on work restoring native habitat. Register for Human Ecology classes, Anthropology 101, 102, or 103. Scholarships available. Call 425.640.1076.

Find out more

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