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    Jack Fencing Installation at the Wambaw Cycle Trail

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    November 4, 2020 | Jackie and crew #974 helped Joanna, the Forest Service contact partner, install metal Jack fencing at the Wambaw Cycle Trail, with the intent of keeping motorized vehicles from expanding trails and creating new social trails.

    Source: Southeast Conservation Corps

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    How Trail Maintenance and Compassion Go Hand in Hand

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    October 11, 2020| Member learns that the tools we use on the trail are the same tools our conservation predecessors used to pave the original paths now always requiring of a loving maintenance.

    Source: Southeast Conservation Corps

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    The Account of Sycamore Jack and his First Hitch

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    September 6, 2020| By a series of winding adventures I have not ink and paper enough to relate here, I found myself signed on as a mid-season addition to the Coblin Goblins crew of the SECC. As directed, I showed up to the Chattanooga office on my first day with nothing but two bags and a sort of confused grin.

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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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    Backcountry Campsite Surveys in the Conasauga

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    November 4, 2020 | There was supposed to be rain, and the skies often spoke so, but no water fell. Our task this week was to survey campsites, and not just survey campsites, but to learn how to do it.

    Source: Southeast Conservation Corps

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    Crew Recovers John Muir Trail from Landslide

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    July 27, 2020| Crew #967 works to recover the John Muir Trail in the Cherokee National Forest from a recent landslide.

    Source: Southeast Conservation Corps

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    Week 2 on the Yellow Trail

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    July 24, 2020 | "Our bridge is a mark of success, not just by my Women’s Youth Crew, but by the previous adult crew that had worked on it the year before. It is a massive piece of proof not only that SECC had been there, but that they had significantly improved the trail from where it had been before we’d come along."

    By Ruthie Beeland, Women's Conservation Crew

    Source: Southeast Conservation Corps • Blog

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    COVID-19 Response Plan

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    June 29, 2020 | This will be updated regularly by Conservation Legacy staff with changes or further announcements. Last updated 6/29/20.

    The safety of our participants, staff, and partners is our utmost priority. We have activated an Incident Response Team dedicated to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on our organization.

    Below you will find updates regarding Conservation Legacy’s response to the emerging concerns related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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    Conservation Legacy Brand Refresh

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    April 13, 2020 | Throughout 2019 and continuing into 2020, the Conservation Legacy Communications Team has been analyzing our brand, visual identity, messaging and communication strategies. It has taken the effort of our entire staff to pull together a comprehensive body of research, culminating with our 2020-2022 Strategic Plan. With that, we have refreshed our Conservation Legacy logo and program visual identities.

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