The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center, invites high school students to participate in “Leadership in Nature”, a five day field intensive program designed to introduce students to career opportunities in natural resource fields. This five day program will take students to many sites across the valley while focusing on different career paths including environmental education, research, resource protection, and sustainable development.

Students participating in “Leadership in Nature” will meet and interact with a wide variety of resource professionals including biologists, engineers, and professors. The program will let students experience real world science up-close while gaining invaluable information, experience, and skills in a wire variety of career choices.

This year’s “Leadership in Nature” will take place July 21 — July 24. The cost for this program is $100. All youth participants will receive a hat, t-shirt and other supplies.

To register a student, please call the birding center at (956) 381-9922 or visit our website at for more information.