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  • The Washington chapter of The Nature Conservancy is hosting three high school interns for summer 2011 as part of the Conservancy's LEAF program.
  • The Conservancy's LEAF program is dedicated to empowering the next generation of conservation leaders.
  • Washington's three interns, shown here with their mentor and a Conservancy staff member, spent their first day in the field hiking to Craft Island.
  • Craft Island is located in Washington's Skagit Valley. It offers 360-degree views of Puget Sound.
  • LEAF interns Tiffany Smith, 17, and Khadijah Michael, 17, take a break after hiking to the top of Craft Island.
  • Washington's LEAF interns pose with their mentor. From left to right: Tiffany Smith, 17, Khadijah Michael, 17, mentor Erin Chalmers, and Tiana Cruz, 16.
Island Hike
Washington's LEAF Interns Hike Through the Skagit Tidelands

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