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Preserving National Parks Despite The Sequester


By Norman Dicks, former U.S. Representative, Washington District 6.

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The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Growing up in the Petworth section of the District of Columbia, I was 10 years old before I saw my first real park. I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my salvation from the drugs and violence that were ravaging my community.

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Youth volunteers tackle Charles Park

It may have been 91 degrees — at 9:30 a.m.

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Routt National Forest work helps veterans transition to civilian life

— After spending a year deployed with the Army in Iraq, Elder Pyatt had to adjust to civilian life when he finished his service in 2008.

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NY1: Students Work Through Heat To Restore Sandy-Damaged Park In Howard Beach

Despite the heat, 25 students helped to restore the hurricane-damaged Frank M. Charles Memorial Park in Howard Beach Friday. Click here to see the story.

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Veterans find work fighting fires

KOTA Territory News

During the summer the risk of wildfires rises, so a six-man crew is doing what it can to prevent that in the Bighorn National Forest.

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Student Conservation Association Working On Repairing Gateway National Recreation Area's Hurricane Damage

 

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Johnson Controls' Conservation Leadership Corps providing summer jobs for Detroit-area teens

DETROIT, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — This summer 80 Detroit-area students will participate in a unique employment experience through Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership

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Kihei teen participates in conservation project

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.

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Rutgers students apply studies, provide Sandy relief, as volunteers of Student Conservation Association

The damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in October was debilitating and widespread. Many New Jersey students and their families felt the immediate effects of the storm, but were unable to lend a hand during the school year.

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