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Volunteer follows conservation ethic to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project

The Times Herald

The “Great Outdoors” has always lured people for a variety of reasons. But more and more young people are heading to places like Tioga-Hammond & Cowanesque Lakes, a...Read more

Volunteering provides a special experience in national parks

High Country News

Big Bend National Park, Texas

The Rio Grande is slow and muddy along the Mexican border, at the base of Santa Elena Canyon, on a sunny November day. My roommate, Alex Brachman –– like me, a fresh-out-of-college intern volunteering in Big Bend National Park –– skips...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. The sweeping park, home to...Read more

Volunteers beautify Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Houston Chronicle

Volunteers from throughout the Greater Houston area provided a little sweat labor recently to beautify areas of Lake Houston Wilderness Park in New Caney.

More than 75 volunteers converged on the park on April 12 to help install park benches, build and install bat boxes and bird...Read more

Volunteers build on nature's beauty

The Register Star


Bog bridge builders Jacquelyn Hokamp, Eric Newman and Allison Lent assemble the basic elements of the bridge — sill, stringer and rebar rods hammered into the...Read more

Volunteers clean up the Potomac River

WTOP

Text By Michelle Basch, WTOP Radio, Photo by SCA


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Volunteers clear out wild growth on Belle Isle

Detroit Free Press
On the Saturday before Earth Day, a group of students and nature lovers took to Belle Isle, chopping down trees instead of putting them up.
 
Their target was honeysuckle, the popular plant that’s actually an invasive species,...Read more

Volunteers help restore long-closed Parvin trail

Courier Post

PITTSGROVE – About 5 feet of water flooded nearly a mile of the Long Trail in Parvin State Park during Hurricane Irene in 2011. Today, that stretch of the 2.7-mile-long trail still remains closed.

Long after the water receded, overgrown vegetation covers where the trail once...Read more

Volunteers maintain 500 acres of open space in Tredyffrin

Mainland Media News

Originally published on August 5, 2011 on mainlinemedianews.com

By Alan Thomas athomas@...Read more

Walmart Helps Launch Philadelphia Conservation Leadership Corps

Press Release

$170,000 donation provides students with green jobs training

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