WildLink student at Yosemite National Park, NatureBridge
Yosemite

WildLink

Sharing the wonder of wild places
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Yosemite
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Grades
9-12

WildLink is a NatureBridge and National Park Service partnership that engages underserved high school students from California in our public lands. Through wilderness expeditions, volunteer stewardship projects, leadership trainings, family weekends and career development opportunities, WildLink empowers young people to strengthen themselves and their communities.

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Overview

WildLink programming aims to build students’ relationships to the natural world, creating a sense of ownership of our wild places and forging connections between youth, local communities and the natural world. Through presentations, service and stewardship projects, participants reach out to their peers and their communities to help ensure California’s diverse citizenry is informed, invested and committed to the enduring resource of wilderness.

Since 2000, WildLink has opened the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada to the multicultural populations living at its doorstep and demonstrated the relevance and benefits of the outdoors and public lands for all Americans.

NPS Ranger Shelton Johnson with NatureBridge students.
NPS Ranger Shelton Johnson addresses WildLink students.
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Learn More

Visit the WildLink website to learn more about programs and expeditions. For information about WildLink, please contact Kristina Rylands at krylands@naturebridge.org or 209-379-9511.

 

student journaling in Yosemite National Park
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Partners

WildLink is 100 percent supported by a scholarship program made possible by our generous sponsors.

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