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Veterans Volunteer for One More Mission: Hurricane Sandy Response

SCA

(SOMEWHERE ALONG THE JERSEY SHORE, NJ) Nov. 9, 2012 – Armed simply with chainsaws, a corps of military veterans has arrived on the Jersey Shore to help Sandy-stricken residents trapped by a maze of downed trees and debris.

The team members, whose previous tours have included Iraq,...Read more

Vets go from firefights to fighting fires

Stars & Stripes

The men and women I’m training know we’re about to confront a merciless enemy. We are all military veterans, and in the field we have an objective, a plan, and the flexibility to change tactics midstream — just as in the armed forces.

In this case our adversary isn’t al-...Read more

Video: Rio Salado Habitat Reopened

AZCentral.com

A Video from AZCentral highlights SCA’s work on the recently reopened Rio Salado Habitat, with 600 acres of trails near downtown Phoenix for biking and walking. Watch the video:

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Video: Teens to Work on Improving Mount Baldy Trail

KTUU/NBC

This summer 18 groups of teens, ages 15 through 19, are working through the Student...Read more

Vision shared of a changing city

Daily Courier


Photo by Dan Buczynski. Used Under Creative Commons License.

Michael Edwards, president of the...Read more

Volunteer follows conservation ethic to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project

The Times Herald

The “Great Outdoors” has always lured people for a variety of reasons. But more and more young people are heading to places like Tioga-Hammond & Cowanesque Lakes, a...Read more

Volunteering provides a special experience in national parks

High Country News

Big Bend National Park, Texas

The Rio Grande is slow and muddy along the Mexican border, at the base of Santa Elena Canyon, on a sunny November day. My roommate, Alex Brachman –– like me, a fresh-out-of-college intern volunteering in Big Bend National Park –– skips...Read more

Volunteers are 'the very soul' of GGNRA

San Francisco Chronicle

The 75,500-acre Golden Gate National Recreation Area has always broken new ground, starting with its establishment in the 1970s as one of the country’s first urban national parks and continuing today with its unparalleled success in luring city dwellers. The sweeping park, home to...Read more

Volunteers beautify Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Houston Chronicle

Volunteers from throughout the Greater Houston area provided a little sweat labor recently to beautify areas of Lake Houston Wilderness Park in New Caney.

More than 75 volunteers converged on the park on April 12 to help install park benches, build and install bat boxes and bird...Read more

Volunteers build on nature's beauty

The Register Star


Bog bridge builders Jacquelyn Hokamp, Eric Newman and Allison Lent assemble the basic elements of the bridge — sill, stringer and rebar rods hammered into the...Read more

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