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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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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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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 [...]

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Greening Youth Foundation Receives USDA Forest Service Award

Greening Youth Foundation (GYF) received a “Diversity and Inclusiveness Award” at the Forest Service Regional Forester’s Annual Awards Ceremony on October 29, 2015. The award, in the Group Award [...]

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New Lindsay Street Park a preview of Westside’s future, say fans

Purple fall flowers bloom in the new Lindsay Street Park in English Avenue.  It’s a modest-size site, a block wide, with places to play and relax on either side of a little trickle of [...]

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Cultivating Future Conservation Leaders

Every kid should have a creek. I had mine, a little silver rill that spilled through my grandma’s farm in central Georgia. Through the mystical chords of memory I can hear the closing wooden [...]

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And Nothing But the Youth…

Partnership Champions Next Generation of Cultural Preservation By Ehren Vance Since 2012, the National Park Service and the Greening Youth Foundation have been operating HBCUI, a joint program [...]

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Why is the EPA Digging Us?

On Thursday, September 3rd, scientists from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) came to work with members of GYF’s Atlanta Youth Corps at the Urban Conservation Training [...]

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