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Snow School: Where Science Meets Winter

North Cascade Institute's Snow School begins this week! This article was written by Program Coordinator, Abby Sussman and originally published by Cascadia Weekly. Please take a moment to read about what hundreds of local kids will be learning this winter!

I love the anticipation of winter—the ski-film fests, the patrol fundraisers, the dusting of snow on ridges. But at this moment, hoping for snow so I can ski powder seems pretty darn trivial. Luckily, something more meaningful is behind that wish.

Mt. Baker Snow School is where powder day perma-grin and “we can make a difference” warm fuzzies intersect. We don’t have control over freezing levels, precipitation amounts or high-pressure systems, but we can effect change in ourselves and in others by learning, teaching and taking action. Read More from “Snow School: Where Science Meets Winter”