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Youth volunteers tackle Charles Park

Queens Chronicle

It may have been 91 degrees — at 9:30 a.m. no less — but the 40 high school students in blue shirts who spread out across Charles Park worked through the brutal mid-July weather, picking up garbage and flotsam junk from the beach, cleaning the dugouts in the baseball fields and...Read more

Youth tend trails this summer

Pacifica Tribune

By Jane Northrop - Pacifica Tribune Staff Writer

Rakes and pitchforks in hand, local youth widened the overgrown Hazelnut Trail in San Pedro Valley Park this month and fulfilled other tasks at the direction of...Read more

Youth Help Restore Gateway sites

Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — “KLONG! KLONG! KLONG! …

Once again, the pick rises high up toward the overcast sky, hangs there for a few seconds, and slams back down on the granite boulder.

“KLONG!”

The pounding pick adds to the sound of the waves, rolling and...Read more

Youth Across North America Are Fighting For Their Future Climate

Huffington Post

After BP’s oil-and-methane spill in the Gulf of Mexico this year, James (now 16), Elaine (18), and their long-time friend Andrew Daniels (17) recorded “The Bird,” with James as the lead singer and guitarist, Elaine on drums and vocal, and Andrew on bass.

“The Bird” was featured...Read more

Young people can be part of the solution

SFGate.com

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Young Alaskans Go To Work Outdoors

Alaska Public Media

Noa Otto is part of a group of 17-20 year olds that have enlisted with the Student Conservation Association for a summer internship. Right now they’re working on the University Lake trail, an Anchorage dog park that is surrounded by outlying bike trails.

“Today we are retreading...Read more

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Young Alaskans Go To Work Outdoors

Alaska Public Media

Noa Otto is part of a group of 17-20 year olds that have enlisted with the Student Conservation Association for a summer internship. Right now they’re working on the University Lake trail, an Anchorage dog park that is surrounded by outlying bike trails.

“Today we are retreading...Read more

Working for a Cleaner, Greener Stamford: Students Give Back Through Hands-On Conservation Service Program

Press Release

Stamford, CT — Forty-two high school students from the greater Stamford area earned their “green stripes” this summer through a six-week Student...Read more

SCA Detroit Program Manager Alycia Chuney

Willing to forgo status quo and pursue passion

Crain's Business Detroit

As a new generation coming of age, millennials are considered more global, more tolerant, more diverse, more educated and more connected than any generation before them. They are defined by their willingness to forgo the status quo and pursue their passions — like working for the Student...Read more

Wildlife advocate lives his dreams

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Stacy Noland fell in love with the Pacific Northwest when he was living in Chicago in the 1970s.

Wondering what to read for his second-grade book report, Noland was watching a Looney Tunes episode that mentioned Puget Sound. That was when he decided to read about the ocean...Read more

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