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Seattle mayor wants to speed up city projects

KING5.com - Seattle, Washington

If the shovels are ready, let’s go to work. That’s the message from the Seattle mayor’s office. Mayor Greg Nickels wants to speed up more than $300 million worth of construction and maintenance projects and...Read more

Sec. Salazar Visits Shenandoah for Service Project

WHSV

Reporter: Haley Harrison - Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2009

President Barack Obama is making volunteer service a priority with a campaign called “United We Serve” with a summer of volunteer work that started Monday at Shenandoah National Park with a special ...Read more

Secretary Jewell and Partners Mark 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

Fish and Wildlife Service

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe, Members of Congress and key partners today at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water...Read more

Secretary Jewell Announces $1 Million Private Funding Commitment to Advance Youth & Conservation Initiative

Department of the Interior

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of an ambitious initiative to engage and employ the next generation through America’s great outdoors, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a public-private partnership with American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. that will help reach...Read more

Secretary Jewell Announces Youth Corps to Help Restore NY/NJ Parks after Sandy

U.S. Department of the Interior

QUEENS, NY — As part of President Obama’s commitment to expand employment opportunities for youth, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today launched the “National Parks of New York Harbor Conservation and Resiliency Corps,” a partnership with the City of New York and the...Read more

Secretary Jewell to Mark 50th Anniversary of Landmark Conservation Laws

 FWS Director Ashe and other dignitaries to join in commemoration of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act at New Jersey’s Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 3, Secretary of the...Read more

Secretary Salazar to Participate in National Day of Service

US Department of Interior

Source: US Department of the Interior

WASHINGTON, D.C.
– Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join youth from the Student Conservation Association, volunteers from Greater DC Cares, and Department of the Interior employees on Saturday, January 19, 2013, to work...Read more

Seeing ruins at Wupatki National Monument

azcentral.com

By Ron Dungan - The Arizona Republic

WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT - It’s midafternoon on a hot summer day, and ranger Chuck Sypher is...Read more

Senate bill treasures state's wilderness

The Modesto Bee

The U.S. Senate is hiking the right trail in approving the Omnibus Public Lands Bill (“Public lands bill passed by Senate,” Jan. 16,

Page B-2), including eight new wilderness areas in California — places like the Owens River Headwaters, White Mountains, and Granite Mountain in...Read more

Service camps for teens gain in popularity

The Washington Post

…Adam Young, 16, a student at Woodrow Wilson High School in the District, was on the hunt for ways to fulfill his community service requirement, “but I wanted to do it in a fun way,” he said.

Adam was intrigued by the prospect of working with the Student Conservation...Read more

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