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2020 NAFWS Summer Youth Practicum

The National Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS) announces the 2020 Summer Youth Practicum!

The Youth Practicum is designed to provide incoming 10th – 12th grade Native American students an opportunity to gain hands-on and in-lecture experience in the interdisciplinary components of natural resource management and Indigenous knowledge. One goal of the NAFWS's mission is to educate tribal youth in the importance of professional natural resource management, the interconnectedness with culture, and encourage the pursuit of college majors and careers in environmental science and natural resource fields. 

~ preservation, protection, conservation, enhancement of natural resources ~ wildlife ~ recreation~   fisheries ~ rivers ~ traditional ecological knowledge ~ range management ~ forestry ~ watershed ~ tribal lands ~ sacred areas ~


Date: July 20th, 2020 – July 25th, 2020 

Cost: FREE! (travel, food and lodging expenses included)

Location: YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, Colorado 

Application Deadline: Hard Copy applications must be postmarked by April 10th, 2020. E-mailed and electronic applications must be received by April 10th, 2020 at 11:59PM MST. ONLY COMPLETED applications will be considered. (Application can be found here)


Contact: Ashley Carlisle, NAFWS Education Coordinator, 10465 Melody Dr, Ste. 307, Northglenn, CO, 80234-4126, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (303)466-1725 Ext. 4

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