Washington, DC - In order to help repair and restore our nation’s public lands while employing and training thousands of young Americans and promoting a culture of public service, U.S. Reps. Raúl M. Grĳalva (D-AZ) and Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) introduced the Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2009 (H.R. 1612).
By ASB Group 2 - March 26, 2009 - Grand Canyon We woke up today with sore bodies but energized spirits. With the memories of our varied hikes and canyon experiences fresh in our mind from yesterday, we spent the morning stretching, refueling, and preparing to get back to our conservation work for the park....Read more
By ASB Group 2March 25, 2009Grand CanyonToday was the group’s opportunity to do as they liked. Whether it was relaxation or hiking the sixteen-mile round trip to the Grand Canyon’s bottom (the Colorado River), leisure was the main objective. There were many options including taking a tour of the Grand Canyon’s private artifact collection, cultural and natural....Read more
By ASB Group 2Grand CanyonAfter the vigilant effort to round up warm gear for the freezing bones of campers, the second night brought more warmth than the ﬁrst. Another soul satisfying, belly warming breakfast, set the mode for a productive day. The group was divided into 5 teams. 3 teams ventured to the boundary of the Grand Canyon National Park to put up boundary fence signs....Read more
Izzie Hoffman cutting a branch to anchor in the waterbar with a stake on the Berry Creek Trail in Grand Teton. Grand Tetons High School Crew July 24th-August 22nd, 2008 Photo by Jodi P. ProutThis is the fourteenth entry in our ongoing series, Photograph Fantastique, in which we count down 50 days until the Unoﬃcial Oﬃcial Start of High Season for conservation programs....Read more
Amid a weak job market, organizations that offer recent college graduates opportunities to perform volunteer service are seeing signiﬁcant application increases.Through February, the City Year service program had received nearly three times as many applications as it did through February 2008, spokesman Alison Franklin said.Operating in 18 U.S.
Stand up for the future of service! You have the opportunity to help more youth step forward and serve.The Senate currently is debating the Serve America Act (S. 277), a bipartisan bill authored by Senator Edward Kennedy and Senator Orin Hatch, that expands and reauthorizes our national service laws....Read more
Voyageurs National Park - June 2008 This is the thirteenth entry in our ongoing series, Photograph Fantastique, in which we count down 50 days until the Unoﬃcial Oﬃcial Start of High Season for conservation programs....Read more