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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...Read more

Manchester youth group helping improve state trails

WMUR.com

WILMOT, N.H. —She has never camped out before, let alone wielded an ax to cut brush all day on a mountain slope, but for the past two weeks, Manchester high school student Saraswoti Dhimal has been on Mount Kearsarge improving the trail.

She is...Read more

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. The State of Washington in particular has...Read more

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. It would have been preposterous then to think...Read more

Youth volunteers tackle Charles Park

Queens Chronicle

It may have been 91 degrees — at 9:30 a.m. no less — but the 40 high school students in blue shirts who spread out across Charles Park worked through the brutal mid-July weather, picking up garbage and flotsam junk from the beach, cleaning the dugouts in the baseball fields and...Read more

Routt National Forest work helps veterans transition to civilian life

Craig Daily Press

— 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...Read more

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...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...Read more

Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps Providing Summer Jobs for Detroit-Area Teens

3BL Media
This summer 80 Detroit-area students will participate in a unique employment experience through Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program created and sponsored by Johnson Controls in...Read more

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