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Trecinia Wiggins

Trecinia was born in Mount Vernon, NY and raised in Atlanta, GA. She is the granddaughter of two avid gardeners and true lovers of nature. Trecinia spent most of her childhood summers in New [...]

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National Parks Service Intern Shares Her Experience In Seattle

It’s my third day in Seattle, my second time utilizing public transit, and the first day of my internship with the National Park Service. “In four hundred feet, turn right,” Siri prompts me. [...]

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Jaime White

Jaime White is a successful entrepreneur in the wellness and fitness community for over 15 years and an advocate of healthy living and the outdoors.  In addition to being a leader in her [...]

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Building New Partnerships To Protect Public Lands

  Conservationists were alarmed when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget proposal. It includes, among other things, an 8 percent cut in operations and a 6 percent reduction in [...]

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Ajai B. Jones

Agai obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Morehouse College and his Master’s in Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.   His [...]

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Like a Great Blue Heron

Left to right, Kevin Lowry, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Mike Fynn, VP Operations, Greening Youth Foundation, Bob Kerr, Chair, South Fork Conservancy, Angelou Ezeilo, Greening Youth Foundation, [...]

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The Birds and the Bees: Urban Youth Corps is Building a Pollinator Habitat

Unlike most people, I was never told the story of “the birds and the bees” during my childhood. You know, “the talk”. From television to movies, and even music, this running joke always seemed to [...]

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Reconstruction Reflected, 150 Years Later with Edward Hightower

The ongoing Reconstruction Era Theme Study is the reason why I was brought to the Southeast Region Office. Since my start in January 2015 I have been diligently researching Reconstruction stories [...]

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Adventure in the Everglades with Denise Diaz

During my time at Everglades National Park, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to be thrust into the fast­-paced and amazing world of environmental education. The programs that this park has [...]

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Park Leaders Show

Jody Maberry takes a deeper look into a sustainable organization advocating and spreading diversity in the conservation field. Listen to the chat here. Angelou Ezeilo joins the Park Leaders Show [...]