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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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Vision shared of a changing city

Daily Courier

Photo by Dan Buczynski. Used Under Creative Commons License.Michael Edwards, president of the Connellsville Cultural Trust and executive director of the Connellsville Redevelopment Authority, shared a vision of a changing city with the Connellsville Business and Professional Women.

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Students to help county’s trail towns

Daily American

By JUDY D.J.

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Senate bill treasures state's wilderness

The Modesto Bee

The U.S. Senate is hiking the right trail in approving the Omnibus Public Lands Bill (“Public lands bill passed by Senate,” Jan. 16, Page B-2), including eight new wilderness areas in California — places like the Owens River Headwaters, White Mountains, and Granite Mountain in the Eastern...Read more

Extending the Florida Trail

St. Petersburg Times (Florida)

Mitch Almon is doing a great thing by extending the Florida Trail across Hernando, opening seldom-explored corners of our beautiful county to residents and, hopefully, attracting visitors willing to drop a few bucks into the local economy.He got one step closer to his goal this month when a crew...Read more

Volunteers are 'the very soul' of GGNRA

San Francisco Chronicle

The 75,500-acre Golden Gate National Recreation Area has always broken new ground, starting with its establishment in the 1970s as one of the country’s first urban national parks and continuing today with its unparalleled success in luring city dwellers.

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Green Ethics: Values, Hard Work

The Seattle Times

RACHEL FAIR / NPS SCA volunteers work on the historic Ipsut Patrol Cabin, damaged by flooding in November 2006. TWO milestones are timely reminders Washington’s treasured, verdant livability is no accident, but the product of dedication, care and hard work.

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NBC Universal Foundation Awards SCA Green Grant

NBC

NBC Universal Foundation will award the Student Conservation Association, National Environment Education Foundation, New York Restoration Project and Los Angeles Conservation Corps with green grants to support public secondary education programs in underserved communities.

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NPS Ranger Millie Jimenez with visitors to Grand Teton National Park

'Soy una guardabosques y trabajo con orgullo en el Grand Teton National Park'

Huffington Post

Por Millie Jiménez*

El Servicio de Parques Nacionales celebra su cumpleaños 99 y me emociona recordar cómo yo encontré mi parque y cómo ahora me dedico a ayudar a otros a que encuentren el suyo.

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