Stewards VISTA Participates in National Service Recognition Day
April 17, 2018 | Deirdre Morrison, a Stewards VISTA at Elsewhere Studios in Paonia, CO, along with other volunteers participated in a National Service Recognition Day event in April.
Member Spotlight: Christopher Honahnie, Ancestral Lands VISTA (Saguaro National Park/AZCC)Ancestral Lands Program
April 16, 2018 | Chris Honahnie, a Stewards VISTA member serving in collaboration with the Southwest Conservation Corps’ Ancestral Lands Program, has certainly made an impact in his community. Building on his previous National Service experience as an AmeriCorps VISTA member, Chris is helping all three of his supporting organizations engage and empower the community.
Member Spotlight: AmeriCorps Member Cassandra Forte in Pittsburgh, PA (Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement)Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
April 16, 2018 | In her second service term with the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), AmeriCorps member Cassandra Forte has taken on a number of large projects including water quality testing at a nearby safari park and wildlife conservation center, The Wilds.
Community Volunteer Ambassadors launched in partnership with the National Park ServiceCommunity Volunteer Ambassadors
March 16, 2018 | Fifty-three young adults took the AmeriCorps pledge to “Get Things Done” and support a legacy of service and conservation stewardship at the National Park Service. These Community Volunteer Ambassadors will serve with the NPS for 50 weeks and be trained as community and volunteer engagement coordinators.
Student gets inside view of geosciences as Badlands National Park intern
October 25, 2017 | This summer, Penn State student Maggie Kuzemchak ventured far outside of her comfort zone. So far, in fact, that she began the summer by moving to rural South Dakota. “I packed all of my things and moved halfway across the country to live in a small town where I knew no one,” Maggie said. Hailing from the Pittsburgh area, she fell in love with the landscape of Badlands National Park, located in southwest South Dakota, during a family road trip in 2012.
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