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Tag: Student Conservation Association


Mount Rainier National Park receives grant to fund youth trail crews

Mount Rainier National Park is one of 34 national parks receiving a 2013 America’s Best Idea grant from the National Park Foundation, the park announced Wednesday.

According to a statement released by Mount Rainier National Park supports the park’s partnership with the Student Conservation Association.  The statement reads, “Funding from the National Park Foundation supports the crew leaders for three eight-person trail maintenance teams, each made up of Community Program members from Seattle and Base-to-Base Camp youth from JBLM. The first crew is in the field now, and the second and third will be in the park later this

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