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    Solar Opportunities Abound in Southwest Virginia


    February 7, 2019 |  VISTA  member Austin Counts, serving at Appalachian Voices in Southwest Virginia, has been focusing his service on helping area residents access solar energy, reduce electricity bills, and lessen their reliance on fossil fuels. 

  • Molly Warner Newsletter Jan 2019

    Harpeth Conservancy in Full Swing


    February 7, 2019 |  OSMRE VISTA, Molly Warner, had great success this quarter serving with Harpeth Conservancy, in Franklin TN. 

  • Stahl Tyler Hptc Secc Newsletter November 2018

    Member Spotlight: Patrick Sutton, Historic Preservation Training Center

    NPS Historic Preservation & Training Center

    November 9, 2018 |  Patrick Sutton was eager to learn new skills when he started the Veteran Trades Apprenticeship Program in February 2018, but says he was entirely inexperienced in historic preservation.

  • 911 Day Of Service Newsletter November 2018

    9/11 Day of Service


    November 11, 2018 | September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of efforts, originally launched in 2002 that promotes community service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks. 

  • Furr Jesse Vs Newsletter November 2018

    Putting Community Outreach to Work - Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument/Rivers & Birds


    November 11, 2018 | Jesse Furr isn’t messing around when it comes to talking about Rivers & Birds, his AmeriCorps VISTA host site in New Mexico. This small but mighty organization, with the help of a Stewards VISTA project, has strengthened and expanded its educational programming for years, but hopes to expand knowledge of their work in the local community. 

  • Newsletter Content Kilroy November 2018

    A 2.78 Million Dollar Grant and an Innovation Hub


    November 11, 2018 | Second term AmeriCorps VISTA, David Kilroy, received the honor of helping cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the Kricker Innovation Hub at the Shawnee State University. The Innovation Hub will allow substantial growth to the city of Portsmouth and the surrounding community in the areas of technological literacy, innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship.

  • Trowbridge Newsletter Fall 2018

    Member Spotlight: Sophie Trowbridge - Outreach Coordinator, New York Field Office (US Fish & Wildlife Service)

    Fish & WIldlife Service

    November 11, 2018 | Sophie Trowbridge recently completed a year-long internship as the Outreach Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s New York Field Office, where she worked on a variety of projects focused on threatened or endangered species recovery, habitat restoration, and waterway accessibility and aquatic health for a variety of at risk species within New York State.

  • Vista Newsletter Nov 2018

    VISTA Training + Harwood Institute


    On October 1, 35 Stewards VISTA Members and five staff members convened at the Capital Retreat Center in Waynesboro PA for a three day training. This training is an opportunity to bring members together to not only learn valuable skills that will assist them during their year of service, but it also allows them the opportunity to network with others that are serving across the country.

  • Pace Newsletter November 2018 Gip 2

    Member Spotlight: McKenna Pace, Cabrillo National Monument (Geoscientist-in-the-Park)


    November 11, 2018 | While completing her GIP position at Cabrillo National Monument (California), McKenna Pace honed her native species identification skills and also increased her knowledge of education techniques through the development and implementation of the Science Explorer’s Club – a volunteer-led program that introduces visitors to the science of the Monument.

  • ​Do you have time? Ramblings from Zion National Park’s Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA)

    Community Volunteer Ambassadors

    October 24, 2018 |It is impossible to fit all of our wants into a single day or week. We must prioritize, pick and choose. When I flounder with my sense of time as Zion’s CVA, I look toward two groups of people for inspiration: The volunteers of Zion National Park and the visitors of Zion National Park.