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ITE is Hiring: Field Instructor

POSITION: Field Instructor STATUS: Part Time (approx 24hrs/wk) START DATE: August 27, 2019 COMPENSATION: $14-15/hr Job Overview: Ironwood Tree Experience strongly supports a growing network of youth leaders, ages 12-20, who choose to connect with nature and culture on public lands and in the urban environment, where they actively explore, discover and care for our… Read more »

Why People Need Parks, And Why Parks Need People

The following is an essay written by Ironwood Tree Experience’s student  Isolde Edminster-Genet written for a contest hosted by the Western National Parks Association (WNPA), a nonprofit partner of the National Park Service (NPS).  With support from competition cosponsor Metropolitan Education Commission (MEC), southern Arizona students in grades 9 through 12 were invited to help give… Read more »