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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Appreciating Space In National Parks

There are worries that a majority of today's younger generations are not interested in spending much time outdoors in natural areas. The Student Conservation Association exists to help nurture and immerse these generations in places such as national parks and national forests. Jane Wong discovered that working in the field with the SCA gave her a great appreciation for the outdoors. This is her story.

Interior Secretary Cites "Most Endangered River" As Model Of America's Great Outdoors River Initiative

Apparently top Interior Department officials didn't get the memo: The Chattahoochee River, which Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says is a "model of the America's Great Outdoors River Initiative," is also considered one of the nation's most endangered rivers by American Rivers.

City Kids Experience Camping and Some Old-Time Fun at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

"Silver turtles" cooked over hot coals for supper, cane pole fishing, stories around the campfire and a Dutch oven breakfast aren't standard fare for most modern-day kids from the inner city, but a group of youngsters from the Atlanta area got to experience that and more during an overnight campout at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.

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