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AmeriCorps VISTA members serve in eight states through the Appalachian Coal Country Team, fighting poverty and restoring the environment by helping rural coal mining communities become cleaner, healthier, and safer places to live and work. Founded in response to requests from watershed groups throughout coal country, the program supports a growing movement that is quietly bringing a new strength and hope to the Appalachian region.

AmeriCorps VISTA members serve in eight states through the Appalachian Coal Country Team, fighting poverty and restoring the environment by helping rural coal mining communities become cleaner, healthier, and safer places to live and work. Founded in response to requests from watershed groups throughout coal country, the program supports a growing movement that is quietly bringing a new strength and hope to the Appalachian region.

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AmeriCorps NCCC team conducts fire mop up operations at Pike National Forest in Colorado.  Last year, AmeriCorps NCCC members suppressed or contained wildfires on more than 52,000 acres, removed 2,600 acres of brush or undergrowth to prevent fires, and performed prescribed burns on more than 2,200 acres to prevent further wildfire spreading.

AmeriCorps NCCC team conducts fire mop up operations at Pike National Forest in Colorado.  Last year, AmeriCorps NCCC members suppressed or contained wildfires on more than 52,000 acres, removed 2,600 acres of brush or undergrowth to prevent fires, and performed prescribed burns on more than 2,200 acres to prevent further wildfire spreading.

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