Volunteer & Intern Role Announcements – Spring 2020

Ironwood Tree Experience has two new openings for our Volunteer & Internship Program Ironwood Tree Experience (ITE) strongly supports a growing network of youth, ages 12-20, who choose to connect with nature and culture in public lands and the urban environment, where they actively explore, discover and care for our community. Each member of the… Read more »

Wilderness Warrior Presentations at REI – Jan 28th, 2020

Wilderness Warrior interns share their experiences and insight on public lands Tuesday, January 28th, 2020| 6:30 PM | @ REI Co-Op Register HERE Wilderness Warriors is one of ITE’s diverse internship programs for youth ages 15-20 and is made possible by our close partnership with The Wilderness Society. Through participation in the Wilderness Warriors program,… 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 »