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    COVID-19 Response Plan


    March 23, 2020 | This will be updated regularly by Conservation Legacy staff with changes or further announcements. Last updated 4/1/20.

    The safety of our participants, staff, and partners is our utmost priority. We have activated an Incident Response Team dedicated to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on our organization. We are in the initial stages of our response and more information will become available as time progresses.

    Below you will find a special message regarding Conservation Legacy’s response to the emerging concerns related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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    Appomattox Court House National Historical Park hosts crews to improve trails


    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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    Conservation group sees growth since founding


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


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    Forging New Networks to Better Serve Our Lands


    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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    Youth Crews featured in local news


    Connecting youth with nature and opportunities.

    Learn more about the Shenandoah Youth Corps and how twelve high school students spent summer 2018 working outside at Shenandoah National Park. A local news article from The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, VA discusses the impact they made and the collaboration between GAVCC, Shenandoah National Park, and Shenandoah National Park Trust.

    Source: The Free Lance-Star

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