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5 Amazing Parks in the Sky (Slideshow)

When a railroad becomes defunct, what happens to the tracks and stations left over? All too often, they are abandoned to overgrowth and rot. However, in a few special cases, the community takes the ra…

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No Plans? No Problem!

Photo: During one plan-less weekend this past fall, my boys collected leaves from all over the neighborhood and made a huge leaf pile on the street. I've never seen them work so hard and so passiona…

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How to be an Effective Volunteer

If you have a sincere desire to improve the environment and quality of life where you live, why wait? Here are the key steps to becoming an active and effective community service volunteer. 1. Conn…

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