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    Forging New Networks to Better Serve Our Lands

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    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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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 5

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    October 31, 2018 | Blog 5 of 5. Allison Molnar describes her crew's final hitch and the impact of a season working at Shenandoah National Park.

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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 4

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    October 19, 2018 | Part 4 of Allison Molnar's Fall 2018 blog. It's about people and connection - to the trail, to wilderness, and to each other.

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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 3

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    October 5, 2018 | Entry 3 from Allison Molnar. Back to the woods and working with community volunteers!

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    Saturday, October 13, 2018 - Volunteer Trail Day

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    Join us again for our last volunteer event of the season! We'll be back at Shenandoah National Park working the trails with members of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC) and the National Park Service (NPS). Saturday, October 13, 2018 10 am - 4 pm @ Big Meadows, Shenandoah National Park

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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 2

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    September 21, 2018 | Entry 2 from Allison Molnar's blog series - crew life and trail maintenance on GAVCC #718.

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    Shenandoah or Bust: Blog 1

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    September 14, 2018 | Through rain and hurricanes, bugs and bears, wandering trails, and impossible overlooks, we follow GAVCC Corpsmember Allison Molnar and her crew through their season serving at Shenandoah National Park. This is 1 of 5 entries from Allison.

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    Saturday, September 29, 2018 - Volunteer Trail Day

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    Join us for a day of trail work at Shenandoah National Park! Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9 am to 3 pm. All are welcome!

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    Youth Crews featured in local news

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    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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