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Enjoying some mountain music! #npsacademy15 #Smokies #thesca
#NPSAcademy15 interns #superimposed over the pictures of the 419 remains of those found in the African Burial Ground. The past the National Park Service strives to protect in the present, and the #NPSYouth who are the Park Service's future
Wednesday night #NPSAcademy15 #NYHarbor interns joined hands along with everyone else in the @apollotheater on #AmateurNight , showcasing the powerful effect of common ground!
#NPSAcademy15 students in #NYHarbor visit the African Burial Grounds for yet another example of how the National Park Service seeks to protect history and raise awareness of those important stories.
More challenge projects! #npsacademy15 #thesca #Smokies
Presenting solutions to challenges the park faces #npsacademy15 #thesca #Smokies
We've been having some really great discussions here in the Smokies! #npsacademy15 #Smokies #thesca
A short journey through the woods led this group to a beautiful waterfall in the Smokies! #npsacademy15 #thesca #nationalparks #nps #waterfall #Greatsmoky #Smokies
It's an awesome experience being able to connect with the wildlife in and around our national parks, even through a glass. #NPSacademy15 #YouthinParks
With #NPSacademy15 taking place in four different locations, we see a diversity not only in experience, but in the animals and wildlife the youth interact with. A starfish in Alaska! #NPSYouth #KenaiFjords
A #panorama view of Castle Williams gives a glimps into #NPSAcademy15 in NY Harbor and what they learned about adaptability and #Resilience . #NPSYouth #YouthinParks
A park ranger describes the damage done to the eagle statue and what will be done to bounce back. #NPSAcademy15 helps provide suggestions for how the park can continue to reach #NPSYouth #YouthinParks
The #NPSAcademy15 day continued and these #NPSYouth learned about #Resilience on Governor's Island at Fort Jay. Damaged by natural wear and tear and Hurricane Sandy, the interns learned about how the fort plans to bounce back, and contributed ideas towards the discussion! #YouthinParks
This morning, #NPSacademy15 in New York Harbor made its way to Mather High School, the only high school partner the Park Service currently has. This school emphasized the importance of integrating learning at a desk and learning with your hands, shown by these sophomores in shop class building a platform foundation. #NPSYouth #MatherHS
It's a beautiful day to be wading in a stream looking for aquatic invertebrates! There is so much #Diversity that can be seen in just this small stream! #Greatsmokymountains #nationalparks #npsacademy15 #thesca
#NPSAcademy15 isn't just about learning, it's about service! These #NPSYouth are now tacking invasive plants near the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge helping the National Park Service in their attempt to increase ecological #Diversity
#NPSAcademy15 students also talk about #Diversity and how important it is in an ecological system.
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