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  • LEAF intern Keon Flavius saddles up for a horseback ride to explore the Conservancy's Carpenter Ranch in northwest Colorado.
  • Spanish-Harlem resident and LEAF intern Raymond Rodriguez trades taxis for this trusty steed while exploring the Conservancy's Carpenter Ranch.
  • LEAF intern Keon Flavius learns "the ropes" on a real western cattle ranch in Colorado.
  • LEAF interns at the Conservancy's Carpenter Ranch perform maintenance on a hiking trail near the Yampa River.
  • Playing cards at the ranch house.
  • The LEAF interns join ranch staff for an evening of roasted marshmallows and music.
  • LEAF mentor Aaron Davitt takes advantage of being away from the city's bright lights to explore a star chart.
  • Got soil? Raymond Rodriguez discovers that environmental restoration means close encounters with dirt.
From the Big Apple to the Ranch: The Nature Conservancy's Colorado LEAF Interns in Action

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