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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

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

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

Vision shared of a changing city

Daily Courier


Photo by Dan Buczynski. Used Under Creative Commons License.

Michael Edwards, president of the...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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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

Veterans get wildland fire training to help transition back to civilian life

The Daily Courier

By Joanna Dodder Nellans, This article originally appeared on The Daily Courier

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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

Vermonter wins Presidential award

Burlington Free Press

Wednesday, August 4, 2010, by Nicole Gaudiano, Free Press Washington Writer

WASHINGTON — In 1955, Elizabeth “Liz” Putnam proposed having student volunteers help maintain national parks for her senior thesis at Vassar College.

She received an A.

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Vassar students plant 1,000 trees

Poughkeepsie Journal

Carrie Perkins had an idea.

As part of an independent research project, Perkins, a senior biology major at Vassar College, decided it would be a good idea to plant … a forest.

That idea evolved into a three-day effort that continues today and Friday at Vassar College’s...Read more

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