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    Connecting Under-Represented Communities to their History at C&O Canal

    Individual Placements

    June 12th, 2024 | Williamsport, MD – Our National Parks exist to preserve both the natural and social history of our country, and it’s important for visitors to see their communities reflected in that history. One ACC member saw the proof of this at his park.

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    From Park Interpretation to Fire Management, ACC IP Fires Up for Career in Conservation

    Individual Placements

    June 7th, 2024 | POTOMAC, MD – The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is filled with a diverse landscape, stretching 184.5 miles along the banks of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., to Cumberland in Western Maryland. It’s home to over 1,500 different species of plants, including state and nationally rare species.

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    ACC Celebrates its Members for AmeriCorps Week

    March 21st, 2024 | Mount Crawford, VA — AmeriCorps celebrated its 30th anniversary last week and Appalachian Conservation Corps, among other Corps nationwide, celebrated its members who are serving communities and public lands here in the Appalachian Region.

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    Sharing Park History

    Individual Placements

    Jan. 24th, 2024 | WASHINGTON, D.C. – When we think of national parks, our minds often go to stories of rangers protecting the land or battles that altered history. But rarely do we think of the people who wrote about those stories, and how vital they are to the park system.