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    Lula Lake Land Trust Builds 3.5 Miles Of New Trail During The Pandemic; Another 12 Miles Of Trail On The Drawing Board

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    March 29, 2021 | The Lula Lake Land Trust, with COVID-19 shutting down its fundraisers, opted to build a new trail during the down time. With the help of many trail volunteers and donors, a large portion of a planned new five-mile trail has been completed.

    Source: The Chattanoogan.com

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    Preserving the past and learning its legacy

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    February 19th, 2021 | Located in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is a place full of history—but also a place of unique community. Often referred to as “the Chickamauga Battlefield” or “Chick-Chatt,” the park is the preserved site of two major Civil War battles in the South. While tourists come for the history tour, locals come for the hiking, walking, running, and equestrian trails. Members of the community use the park to exercise, meet their friends, and fulfill their daily ritual of commuting to their beloved park.

    Source: The Field Guide

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    Southeast Conservation Corps engages teens, young adults in outdoor service projects

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    August 29, 2020 | Brenna Kelly didn't grow up hiking or camping and hardly considered herself an outdoorsy person. Yet after she graduated from college in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2002 and was looking for her next adventure, she settled on the idea of doing something that involved the outdoors. Read more about SECC!

    Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press • Southeast Conservation Corps

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    Photos: Southeast Conservation Corps builds bridge at Chickamauga Park

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    August 9, 2020 | Southeast Conservation Corps Women's Crew builds a footbridge across a stream in the McDonald Field, just south of the Chickamauga National Military Park's visitor center. Check out these photos!

    Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press • Southeast Conservation Corps

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    Leading Ladies: Women leading the charge in local conservation

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    November 1, 2019 | Our very own Brenna Kelly, Corps Director of Southeast Conservation Corps, is featured in the Get Out features of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

     

    Within the past three issues of Get Out, we have featured a different conservation group's newly hired executive director — and all have been women. That got us wondering, are women leading the local conservation scene? Based on our tally — yes.

    Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press • Southeast Conservation Corps

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    In Tennessee, teenagers are taking on trail maintenance

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    September 11, 2019 | The story behind how four high schoolers formed a first-ever work crew comprised entirely of women to tackle backlogged projects in Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park this summer.

    Source: REI Journal • Southeast Conservation Corps

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    Employing Young And Diverse Leaders, Service Corps Benefit National Parks

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    August 27, 2019 | As the National Park Service celebrates 103 years of preserving America’s natural and cultural resources, the National Park Foundation Monday announced a more than $3.5 million investment in expanding young, diverse leaders’ capacity to help protect national parks, lift up communities, and gain in-demand job skills training through service corps programs.

    Service corps are locally-based organizations that engage young adults and veterans in projects that address recreation, conservation, disaster response, and community needs.

    Source: The Chattanoogan • Southeast Conservation Corps

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    The Start of Something Good

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    November 2, 2017 | We woke up early Friday morning, had breakfast with the other Conservation Corps, and then packed up the rig for another long drive, this time to Houston. Over the past week, we'd grown relatively close to many of the other members from across the country, especially given the short amount of time.

    Source: Southeast Conservation Corps Blog • Paul Watson

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