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Join Pulitzer-prize winning author William Dietrich for a figurative hike through the North Cascades. You will learn the region's rich history, hear about challenges this ecosystem faces, and discover opportunities to become a steward for this remarkable wild place. Whether you are new to Washington, or have lived here for years, you will come away with a new appreciation for the North Cascades. You’ll get practical advice for exploring the region, too!
William Dietrich, lead author of The North Cascades: Finding Beauty and Renewal in the Wild Nearby, is a career journalist, novelist and author of non-fiction works on the spotted owl battle, Puget Sound and the Columbia River. His newspaper stories include the erruption of Mount St. Helens, Hanford and the Exxon Valdez oil spill, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize with the Seattle Times. Dietrich is the recipient of the Washington Governor's Award and Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award.