Get Outside!: A Guide to Volunteer Opportunities and Working Vacations in America's Great Outdoors

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Globe Pequot Press, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 124 pages
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Get Outside! is a unique guide to volunteer opportunities across the United States. National and state parks, the Forest Service, and other curators of public lands and historic sites need temporary staff for a wide variety of fascinating work in some of the most beautiful places on the planet. Become a wilderness patroller in wild high country, work as an interpretive guide at a historic lighthouse, conduct surveys of wildflowers, build a footbridge, or develop an environmental curriculum for grade-schoolers. This directory describes thousands of volunteer positions in hundreds of locales, and provides current contact information for each. It's an invitation to exciting new experiences, a working contribution to our nation's great outdoors, and lasting memories for folks of all ages.

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The American Hiking Society is a recreation-based, conservation organization working to cultivate a nation of hikers dedicated to establishing, protecting, and maintaining foot trails in America. The Society's 10,000 individual members and 150 hiking club members contribute to this national effort.

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