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    "Mustard or Ice Cream?"

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    August 6, 2019 | Crew Leader, Leah Cawthorn's notes from the field.

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    Appomattox Court House National Historical Park hosts crews to improve trails

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    August 7, 2019 | Crew 726's work enhances accessibility for visitors on Appomattox Court House National Historic Park trails!

    Source: WSET ABC 13

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    The Monongahela

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    July 23, 2019 | Crew Leader, Tucker Curran's poem on The Monongahela.

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    Saturday, August 3, 2019 - Youth Volunteer Day

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    Come visit, learn, and volunteer with us in Shenandoah National Park! Join us on August 3rd as we cut tree branches of invasive species at Big Meadows (Central District), followed by recreational and educational activities with the park staff. This opportunity is for youth (ages 12 to 18) only!

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    Saturday, April 13, 2019 - Volunteer Trail Day

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    Join us for our first volunteer event of the season! We'll be bringing in the Spring and wrapping up National Volunteer Week working the trails with members of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC) and the National Park Service (NPS). Saturday, April 13, 2019 10 am - 4 pm @ Big Meadows, Shenandoah National Park

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    Conservation group sees growth since founding

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    December 19, 2018 | A brief article from WHSV Harrisonburg highlighting Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps.

    Source: WHSV.com

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    Forging New Networks to Better Serve Our Lands

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    December 10, 2018 | "Dirty hands and sore muscles are temporary, and it is pride, grit and sense of purpose that endures."

    Source: National Park Foundation Blog - Partner Stories

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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 5

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    October 31, 2018 | Blog 5 of 5. Allison Molnar describes her crew's final hitch and the impact of a season working at Shenandoah National Park.

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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 4

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    October 19, 2018 | Part 4 of Allison Molnar's Fall 2018 blog. It's about people and connection - to the trail, to wilderness, and to each other.

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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 3

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    October 5, 2018 | Entry 3 from Allison Molnar. Back to the woods and working with community volunteers!

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