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Teens take to the trails to clean up Mount Kearsarge

NH Union Leader

WILMOT — A group of teenagers from around the state have been patroling the high grounds of Mount Kearsarge, doing needed trail maintenance while learning skills and values that will aid them as adults.They are members of the Student Conservation Association, an organization dedicated to...Read more

Plymouth Township company pitches in for student cleanup effort

Observer & Eccentric

Employees from Johnson Controls in Plymouth Township worked alongside Detroit students Wednesday as part of a leadership-training program dedicated to cleaning up the city and fostering environmental stewardship.It was the sixth annual Greening Day for the Conservation Leadership Corps, a...Read more

Teens attend Green Jobs Day at Johnson Controls

WDJT-TV, CBS-58
MILWAUKEE — Green Jobs Day at Johnson Controls gave Milwaukee area teenagers the opportunity to learn more about careers in renewable energy.
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Preserving National Parks Despite The Sequester

Seattle Post Intelligencer

By Norman Dicks, former U.S. Representative, Washington District 6.One of the many unfortunate effects of the federal sequester is its impact on our national parks. National parks are the greatest physical example of America’s majesty.

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The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Huffington Post

Growing up in the Petworth section of the District of Columbia, I was 10 years old before I saw my first real park. I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my salvation from the drugs and violence that were ravaging my community.

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Routt National Forest work helps veterans transition to civilian life

Craig Daily Press

Steamboat Springs — After spending a year deployed with the Army in Iraq, Elder Pyatt had to adjust to civilian life when he finished his service in 2008.Life in the military moves much faster, said Pyatt, who served to earn money for college.“There is an adjustment period,” he said.In the Army...Read more

Youth volunteers tackle Charles Park

Queens Chronicle

It may have been 91 degrees — at 9:30 a.m.

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NY1: Students Work Through Heat To Restore Sandy-Damaged Park In Howard Beach

NY1

Despite the heat, 25 students helped to restore the hurricane-damaged Frank M. Charles Memorial Park in Howard Beach Friday. Click here to see the story.

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Veterans find work fighting fires

KOTA Territory ABC News

KOTA Territory News

During the summer the risk of wildfires rises, so a six-man crew is doing what it can to prevent that in the Bighorn National Forest.

“We take out the ladder fuels, the fuels that could potentially ignite and then catch the canopy of the forest on fire...Read more

Student Conservation Association Working On Repairing Gateway National Recreation Area's Hurricane Damage

National Parks Traveler

Driving down the West Side Highway in Manhattan every day can be unpredictable – and not just the traffic. Recently, I was stuck in a bumper-to-bumper crawl trying to enter the Lincoln Tunnel when a group of construction workers hollered to me, “Hey! How are you serving the planet?”My...Read more

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