Annual Activity and Expense Report
Hours no longer counted as volunteers:
Student Conservation Association Interns: 8,674
Geoscientist-in-Parks Interns: 3,652.5
[Total volunteer and intern hours: 81,978]
- A trial Service-Learning program with Girl Scouts was very successful within our Education and Keep Wildlife Wild programs.
- The Japan Volunteers-in-Parks Association, based in Tokyo, added 704 international volunteer hours.
- Three SCA Community Crews, totaling 30 youth, contributed 2,400 hours.
- Our ongoing partnership with the Washington Trails Association brought 6,615 hours of trail maintenance by 476 people. This accounted for about a quarter of the 25,142 total hours reported in Trail Maintenance, by far our largest volunteer program.
- 29 Community Groups were active in the park, including several local schools, business groups, and Tourism Cares, which brought 100 volunteers to the park at one time for an enormous volunteer work day.
- National Trails Day and National Public Lands Day continue to be some of our most popular drop-in volunteer days.
- 11 SCA interns contributed 8,674 hours and 7 Geologist-in-Park interns contributed 3,653 hours (neither are included in "volunteer" totals).
- Citizen Science volunteers contributed 3,574 hours, surveying amphibians, butterflies, wildflowers, and wilderness hikers.
- Meadow Rovers set records with 7,877 hours by 186 people patrolling subalpine trails.