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    An American Beauty

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    October, 1, 2019 | Crew member, Megan Boyle's, recollection on her journey with the American Chestnut tree.

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    Reflections on a Sandwich

    Blog

    September 17, 2019 | ‘What,’ you may be asking yourself, ‘could have compelled someone to make and eat a peanut butter, Nutella, banana, and apple pie sandwich?’ The PBBN&AP is born of several factors and is perhaps best explained by breaking it down in to its structural components.

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    First Hitch of Fall

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    September 13, 2019 | Lindsay's Field Note

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    Being on Hitch

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    August 20, 2019 | Crew Leader, Julia Kemper's reflections of being on hitch. 

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    National Public Lands Day

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    Community volunteer event in Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

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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

    News

    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

    Events

    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

    Events

    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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