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Two people sit at the top of a mountain, above clouds. They wear orange helmets and one curls a bicep
Walking Through Clouds

How a 17-year-old from Southwest D.C. found confidence 2,000 miles from home and 13,000 feet in the air.

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    “We’re Still Here”

    Through a collaboration between the Ramapough Luunape, local nonprofits, and NPF, a service corps crew is helping restore access to ancestral land along the Musconetcong Wild and Scenic River.

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    Latino Leaders Create Community Outdoors

    The founder of Latino Outdoors Boston is bringing her community together in national parks - embracing "cultura y familia” outdoors.

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    Restoring Timucuan

    How a group of park rangers, scientists, and teenagers are working together to restore Timucuan's shorelines.

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    100 Years of the National Christmas Tree

    The National Christmas Tree is often measured in numbers. Over 13,000 feet (or 2.5 miles) of lights strung end-to-end, 63,750 individual LED bulbs, and 400+ ornaments. This season’s ceremony commemorates another number – the 100th lighting of the National Christmas Tree.

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    Finding Pride Outside

    How the LGBTQ community is overcoming barriers, finding joy, sharing history, and creating space outdoors.