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By Laurie Wilhite
For The Sentinel 

County students to benefit from get-outdoors grant

An insider's look at how the Outdoor School grant was awarded

 

Contributed: Laurie Wilhite

SO THAT'S WHAT THAT IS: A Fish and Wildlife Ranger helps a student identify bugs from the Little Klickitat River at Brooks Memorial Retreat Center.

A No Child Left Inside (NCLI) grant was recently awarded by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission to the Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute's Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School. The grant application placed 5th out of 123 Washington State applications, and it will serve Klickitat County students in grades five through eight.

The grant application process started over six months ago. The grant application was submitted by the Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute in January to the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. The $72, 819 will be used to offer four sessions of Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School over the next year at Brooks Memorial Retreat Center. NCLI gra...



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