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The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Huffington Post

Growing up in the Petworth section of the District of Columbia, I was 10 years old before I saw my first real park. I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my salvation from the drugs and violence that were ravaging my community. It would have been preposterous then to think...Read more

Youth volunteers tackle Charles Park

Queens Chronicle

It may have been 91 degrees — at 9:30 a.m. no less — but the 40 high school students in blue shirts who spread out across Charles Park worked through the brutal mid-July weather, picking up garbage and flotsam junk from the beach, cleaning the dugouts in the baseball fields and...Read more

Routt National Forest work helps veterans transition to civilian life

Craig Daily Press

— After spending a year deployed with the Army in Iraq, Elder Pyatt had to adjust to civilian life when he finished his service in 2008.

Life in the military moves much faster, said Pyatt, who served to earn money for college...Read more

NY1: Students Work Through Heat To Restore Sandy-Damaged Park In Howard Beach

NY1

Despite the heat, 25 students helped to restore the hurricane-damaged Frank M. Charles Memorial Park in Howard Beach Friday. Click here to see the story.

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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

Student Conservation Association Working On Repairing Gateway National Recreation Area's Hurricane Damage

National Parks Traveler

 

Driving down the West Side Highway in Manhattan every day can be unpredictable – and not just the traffic. Recently, I was stuck in a bumper-to-bumper crawl trying to enter the Lincoln Tunnel when a...Read more

Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps Providing Summer Jobs for Detroit-Area Teens

3BL Media
This summer 80 Detroit-area students will participate in a unique employment experience through Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program created and sponsored by Johnson Controls in...Read more

Johnson Controls' Conservation Leadership Corps providing summer jobs for Detroit-area teens

PR Newswire

DETROIT, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — This summer 80 Detroit-area students will participate in a unique employment experience through Johnson Controls’ Conservation...Read more

Kihei teen participates in conservation project

The Maui News

Working 10-hour days hauling debris, constructing a boardwalk and cleaning up in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy wouldn’t be an ideal summer project for most college students.

But for Kihei’s Jamal William Garcia, it was something that inspired him. The 18-year-old...Read more

From NASA to the Vatican: 10 Amazing Internships

Business News

Sick of waiting tables at the local crab shack over summer break? It doesn’t have to be this way.

You could be gaining professional experience and potentially having the time of your life — with the right summer internship.

Whether you want to be an...Read more

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