This was a difficult year to start a program of this size, but despite the setbacks, our 14 AmeriCorps Wetland Restoration Technicians have accomplished so much.

As I’ve spent more time here re-familiarizing myself with Reno and Carson, I’m constantly astonished by all the things I didn’t know and all that I missed, despite living here my whole life. I’m rediscovering so many new places and things I took for granted before. And...

The Parks Foundation would like to take some time to honor our AmeriCorps Naturalist Educators and the impact they’ve made on the children in our community.

As the driest state in America, wetlands play an essential role in preserving Nevada’s wildlife.  So how do these wetlands out here compare to the ones back home?

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August 17, 2020

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We're the worker bees found in that little office in Idlewild Park across from the California Building. We are grant writers, program developers, student educators, trail guides, AmeriCorps members, and above all, park lovers! Feel free to stop in our office with questions, concerns, ideas, or simply to say hello. You will get many hellos in return!

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