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Sec. Salazar Visits Shenandoah for Service Project

WHSV

Reporter: Haley Harrison - Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2009 President Barack Obama is making volunteer service a priority with a campaign called “United We Serve” with a summer of volunteer work that started Monday at Shenandoah National Park with a special guest.SCA Intern Liane...Read more

SCA Tackles St. John Trails

St. John Source - Virgin Islands

By Lynda LohrThanks to hard work by a group of eight students from the Virgin Islands and the mainland, V.I. National Park’s Lind Point Trail is getting a face lift through the Student Conservation Association.”I wanted to try something new,” said Chenoa Lee, 15.

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Green Tweets

Mashable.com

Twitter has a huge green community. There are green media, green companies, and green charities all active on the microblogging service, as well as a whole bunch of individual environmentalists and green bloggers.

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Summer plans come full circle for student

The Baltimore Sun

By Sarah FisherEven as classroom doors are locked and hallways swept for the final time this school year, many parents look forward to summer break as an additional opportunity to nudge their children into enrichment classes, summer camps and service projects.This summer, Alex Caldwell, a 16-...Read more

6 Win 2009 Rachel Carson Awards

The Daily Green

Also, see the Video Now on New York 1 SCA Founder, Elizabeth C.

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Audubon Announces 2009 Rachel Carson Award Winners

The National Audubon Society

New York, NY, May 5, 2009 - The National Audubon Society will honor six exceptional women with the Rachel Carson Award at its sixth annual Women in Conservation Luncheon at The Plaza in New York City on May 19. Audubon established this distinguished award in 2004 to honor visionary women whose...Read more

The Top-Rated Environmental Charities

Planet Green

Do you have one of those friends who doesn’t donate to charity because he’s so darn sure that the money just goes to waste? “They just spend all the charity money on candy,” says your friend. He may not say that, but I’m sure he says something equally bizarre.But maybe this friend and a couple...Read more

21 Places to Look for Green Volunteering Opportunities

Reuters/Green Biz

By Carolyn MansfieldVolunteering in the field you’ve targeted for your career path has proven to be a winning strategy, especially in today’s economy as thousands look for jobs and strive to get an edge on the competition. Carolyn Mansfield of Bright Green Talent provides a road map for...Read more

A Talk with Smokies Trails Supervisor Tobias Miller

Mountain Xpress

By Danny Bernstein - © 2009 Mountain XpressNot all Gen-Xers take years to figure out what they want to do with their lives. Tobias Miller, now 36, has known since high school that he wanted to work outdoors. As South District maintenance-worker supervisor for the Great Smoky Mountains National...Read more

Silence is Golden

The Frankfort Station

By Lauren Traut(Rebekah’s Award Winning Essay is at the bottom of this post)Lincoln-Way East senior Rebekah Isack doesn’t think of green as a trend.She wants to keep green around for a long time and has taken steps to help it happen.

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