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SCA Founder And Vassar College Alumna Liz Putnam Will Join Vassar Students And Faculty Members To Plant 1,100 Trees On Campus

Part of the September 11th National Day of Service, the Effort will Strengthen the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve, Which is Open to the Public

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Photos: Sandy Hook beachgoers praise park's post-Sandy progress

The work is not complete, it is not even close.

However, recovery efforts on Sandy Hook have progressed enough for people to flock to the historic 6-mile-long peninsula this summer as they have for generations.

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Teens In Student Conservation Association Clean Up Gateway National Recreational Area

Teenagers, banded together in the Student Conservation Association (SCA), picked up shovels and handcarts and began cleaning up Jamaica Bay and other parts of the Gateway National Recreational Area.

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New Science and Resilience Center Coming to Jamaica Bay

A new research facility will study the changing landscape of Jamaica Bay.

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Q&A: The Sandy Recovery Project

Many people talk about giving back to the community, but one Rye Brook resident, Jeff Sohn, actually took action. Sohn was part of a crew of student volunteers working to help restore parks that were severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

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Teens cleaning up Gateway National Recreation Area with Student Conservation Association

These students don’t need video games; this summer, they’re getting a firsthand look at the real-life ravages of a superstorm.

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Plymouth Township company pitches in for student cleanup effort

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.

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Teens take to the trails to clean up Mount Kearsarge

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.

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Manchester youth group helping improve state trails

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.

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Preserving National Parks Despite The Sequester


By Norman Dicks, former U.S. Representative, Washington District 6.

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