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Local volunteers clean up the Anacostia River on Day of Service

WAMU

Thousands of DC residents teamed-up with visitors from around the nation to participate in local projects during the National Day of Service. More than eighty volunteers slashed brush and bagged trash on the banks Anacostia River. David Klatt reports…

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Local volunteers clean up the Anacostia River on Day of Service

WAMU

Thousands of DC residents teamed-up with visitors from around the nation to participate in local projects during the National Day of Service. More than eighty volunteers slashed brush and bagged trash on the banks Anacostia River. David Klatt reports…

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Local grad kindles a love of nature

Columbia Basin Herald

By Ryan Lancaster, Herald staff writerMOSES LAKE - Most high school graduates look forward to summer break as a time to lounge around the house, but not Daniel Talbot.The 2011 Moses Lake High School grad spent his June trailblazing through the backcountry of Alaska as a volunteer with the...Read more

Lighting up opportunity

Buffalo Bulletin

When Joe Svidron’s days as an active member of the U.S. Marine Corps ended and his time as a park management major began, the transition was anything but smooth.

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Life Connected: Spring Break at the Park

NBC Los Angeles

NBC Los Angeles reports on a group of students taking part in a weeklong internship program at a Malibu park:

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Let’s Make Our Parks More Inclusive

The Dirt

Go to a national park and you may see brown bears, blue herons, or Redwood trees. But you’re less likely to see any people of color.

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Lassen park will get $15.7 million in stimulus money

Record Searchlight

“We’re very excited about this because we’ll be able to hire a bunch of local labor and also additional summer interns through the Student Conservation Association to work on our projects,” said Jim Milestone, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area superintendent.

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SCA's Adirondack Corps members. Photo by Pat Hendrick

Labors of Love

Adirondack Explorer

Maybe as you’ve hiked an Adirondack trail you’ve come across a trail crew of the Student Conservation Association and wondered about these young people doing the heavy lifting that makes your hike accessible and enjoyable: placing boulders for steps, digging water bars to keep the path from...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.

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Kids go nuts over nature

Northwest Navigator

Naval Station Everett’s Child and Youth Programs invite children 5 to 12 years old to come out Tuesday through Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for half-day camps throughout the summer at the Smokey Point Support Complex in Marysville.

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