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    Reclamation Selects 16 Entities for Youth Conservation and Youth Intern Partnership Programs

    Reclamation selected 16 entities from throughout the United States to participate in its youth conservation and youth intern partnership programs. The master cooperative agreements cover five years and will speed up award funding for youth programs as projects become available. Read More →

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    Reclamation Summer Interns Share Work With Colleagues

    On September 12 and October 3, the Upper Colorado Region sponsored C.A.S.T. for Kids events at Elephant Butte and Lake Powell, respectively. Both events were unique in that they were coordinated by private citizens acting in a volunteer capacity on behalf of Reclamation. Read More →

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    New Melones Launches Every Kid in a Park Pass

    New Melones Lake is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them. Read More →

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    Reclamation Summer Interns Share Work With Colleagues

    As the school season starts back up in full swing, college students worldwide will go back to their respected learning institutions to discuss their summer internships. However, Reclamation’s interns took their experiences to a whole new level by participating in the “Second Annual Reclamation Intern Poster Contest,” which showcased the work done by the 23 student interns at Reclamation. Read More →

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    The Next Generation: Youth Reduce Fire Fuels at Lake Cascade

    While working for Reclamation at Lake Cascade during the summer of 2014, the Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) crew worked on a habitat improvement project consisting of the thinning of trees and shrubs to reduce wildfire fuel loading and improve habitat. The project took place within the Crown Point Conservation and Open Space management area near Cascade Dam. During their 8-week project, the NYC crew treated more than 22 acres of the fuels reduction area. The crew accomplished all their work by manual labor, using chainsaws and other hand tools.

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Ranger leading a youth program at New Melones Reservoir. New Melones Launches Every Kid in a Park Pass

New Melones Lake is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them. Fourth graders nationwide can now visit the new Every Kid in a Park website to obtain a pass that provides free access to students and their families to all federally managed lands and waters – including national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries. The pass is valid for the 2015-2016 school year and grants free entry for fourth graders and three accompanying adults (or an entire car for drive-in parks) at more than 2,000 federally-managed sites. Read More →


Last Updated: 1/12/16