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.

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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.

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Volunteering provides a special experience in national parks

High Country News

Big Bend National Park, Texas

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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 U.S.

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Vision shared of a changing city

Daily Courier

Photo by Dan Buczynski. Used Under Creative Commons License.Michael Edwards, president of the Connellsville Cultural Trust and executive director of the Connellsville Redevelopment Authority, shared a vision of a changing city with the Connellsville Business and Professional Women.

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Volunteers at SCA's MLK Day of Service at Anacostia Park in Washington, DC

Video: Volunteers Clean Up Anacostia Park on MLK Day

NBC News Washington DC

What’s powerful enough to bring 600+ volunteers to a windy park in 20 degree weather to pick up trash on what’s supposed to be a day off work?

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Video: Teens to Work on Improving Mount Baldy Trail


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

Video: Rio Salado Habitat Reopened

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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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.

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Veterans Volunteer for One More Mission: Hurricane Sandy Response



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