Schmidt leading Winter Tracks program in Idaho

Feb. 19, 2018

Nancy Schmidt, a 1981 Slippery Rock University graduate with a degree in recreation, is leading the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness's 2018 Winter Tracks outdoor education program, a field trip experience for students from schools in Montana, Idaho and Washington.

Schmidt, employed as an educator and counselor since moving to Idaho in 2007, is helping students experience the outdoors during the winter months through the program, which includes modules led by community volunteers and FSPW staff on topics such as conservation, tree identification, animal adaptations and avalanche awareness.

The FSPW is a nonprofit organization that helps protect the Scotchman Peaks, a mountain chain that straddles the Idaho-Montana border, for future generations through wilderness designation, ongoing stewardship and education.