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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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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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Ashoka Announces 2016 Class of Fellows Who Are Making a Difference

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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 [...]

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Angelou Ezeilo, C’92, is an Environmental Activist on a Mission

Environmental activist Angelou Ezeilo and her husband James are among our nation’s foremost experts in preparing young people from urban communities to become responsible environmental stewards. [...]

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Environmental Education Gains Ground Under Every Student Succeeds Act

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as Every Student Succeeds Act, was passed by Congress and is en route to the President’s desk for signature. The Act is the federal [...]

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Donate to Greening Youth this Georgia Gives Day

Greening Youth Foundation is an Atlanta-based nonprofit, dedicated to engaging underserved youth and young adults by connecting them to the outdoors as well as careers in conservation. Since 2012 [...]