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Japanese Students Partner With
Mount Rainier Sign
of sign - Kautz Creek Nature Trailhead at Mount Rainier National Park
taken - July 2008
Students Partner With Mount Rainier
boardwalk represents an important relationship between Mount Rainier
and Japan that began in 1994. Each year, students from
Waseda University travel to Mount Rainier to volunteer their time on
projects that help protect the park enhance your visit.
sound of pounding nails could be heard here as the students
enthusiastically worked to construct this boardwalk - the first
trail in the park. Working with park staff, the students laid
the top surface of the boardwalk using lumber donated by
Lever Brothers Company, made from recycled plastic bottles.
They also completed work on the view point, adding several
Thanks to the efforts of the Waseda University students, visitors of
all abilities are able to enjoy this natural setting.
Japanese students have contributed more than 13,000 hours to park
on the sign:
In addition to the text here
are photos of Japanese Students constructing the boardwalk at Kautz
Creek at Mount
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