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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
Youth rafting the Copper River. There is a large splash of water off to the side of the raft as two young children, one young adult, and an adult all cringe with excitement. They are all wearing personal floatation devices.
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For Teachers - Tok
 

Environmental Education
Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge conducts summer Nature Camps and classes for young people in the Upper Tanana Valley villages and communities. These activities are exciting experiences for many students, as well as valuable learning opportunities. The camps vary in type and focus, and include 4-day wilderness canoe trips, overnight watercolor art camps, weekly story circles and high school level fire science and ornithology courses. Day activities for youngsters round out the summer program. During the school year, the refuge works with students and teachers on special topics and programs as well as conducting teacher training and assisting in curriculum development.

You may contact Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge at tetlin@fws.gov



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