writing from the wilds Contemplating the Wilds Beginning Backpackers Ready to Hit the Trail Wilderness Medicine Institute Classes taught at Opal Creek! The Ultimate Science Lab Close Encounter Macroinvertebrate Mayhem! On the Road Tall Trees Gotcha!

writing from the wilds

Contemplating the Wilds

photo courtesy of Lakes of the Western Cascades backpacker, Caroline Sutton

Beginning Backpackers Ready to Hit the Trail

Wilderness Medicine Institute Classes taught at Opal Creek!

Check out all our WMI offerings here!

The Ultimate Science Lab

Close Encounter

Macroinvertebrate Mayhem!

On the Road

Beginning backpackers hike into Jawbone in the sunshine.

Tall Trees

Banks High School AP biology students use a clinometer to measure the height of Opal Creek's trees.

Gotcha!

A student poses with his Opal Creek catch. This amphibian was identified streamside and returned to the cold waters from which he was taken.

Opal Creek Bulletin

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We’ve got you covered this holiday season with an amazing slate of 2015 workshops and a snazzy selection of Opal Creek merchandise!

We’ll be presenting all your old favorites with some new twists. Ecologist John Villella, our premiere mushroom instructor, brings you Mosses, Lichens, and Liverworts this April, getting up close and personal with the miniature world on downed logs and the forest floor. » Read more…

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