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Youth Learn About U.S. Forest Service Careers

Wilderness Inquiry – July 07, 2014
By Megan O' Hara

Youth Learn About U.S. Forest Service Careers I had an eye-opening experience with some adventurous St. Paul youth in Superior National Forest in early summer. It was eye-opening due not only to the brisk, northern air, but also to the smart and surprising youth on the trip. Wilderness Inquiry (WI), the U.S. Forest Service and the YWCA of St. Paul partnered this year to create an amazing opportunity for St. Paul youth in their IMPACT program. Seventeen energetic young people along with youth leaders ventured north in WI vans to Superior National Forest in June to enjoy fresh air, clear lakes and close encounters with wildlife. Most…
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