Close up on fly tying
Almost 1,500 Anchorage-area sixth-graders and 270 adult participants spent the week learning about gold panning, fly tying, hydrology, bear safety, and atlatl hunting, during the 45th annual Outdoor Week held on the public lands surrounding the Campbell Creek Science Center. The event introduces sixth graders to outdoor recreation and natural resources careers. Joining the BLM organizers were 19 partner organizations and 90 volunteers.
Student wrapping thread around her bright orange fishing fly.
Photo by Lisa Gleason (BLM)