By Sasha KhokhaYosemite National Park sits on the edge of California’s rural San Joaquin Valley, a farming region that’s nearly 50 percent Latino. Yet few of the region’s Latino residents ever visit the park.That’s where Yosemite ranger Mauricio Escobar comes in, with an unusual job and a unique life story.You might think a park ranger’s life is one of quiet contemplation in the woods.
Photo by brewbooks - cc deedBy Cody Guerrero - Equinox StaffIt certainly isn’t uncommon for the college or even the professional athlete to make a difference outside of their sport. For former KSC cross-country runners Patrick Craven and Sean Gavagahn that is exactly the case.Craven and Gavagahn, both graduates of the class of 2009 are making a tremendous impact outside of their athletic lives.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKevin Hamilton 603.543.1700 firstname.lastname@example.org(CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 28, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for youth, has enthusiastically endorsed the National Parks Second Century Commission’s plan to strengthen America’s park system.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kevin Hamilton603.543.1700 email@example.com(CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 24, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for youth, has received The Corporate Fund Award for Excellence in Nonproﬁt Management. The award, given in honor of Walter J.
Elizabeth Titus Putnam and the Student Conservation Association
“As a twenty-year old Vassar College student in 1953, Elizabeth Titus Putnam was inspired by her experience of the aurora borealis in Grand Teton National Park to create a modern-day conservation corps for students. She used her connections and entrepreneurial instincts to make it happen....Read more
THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA is a six-episode series directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan (SCA Board Member).
Premieres Sept. 27 on PBS (check local listings)
More on “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.”Preview Introduction by Ken BurnsSummary of the Screening EventPhotos from the Screening EventThe National Parks: America’s Best Documentary?...Read more