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Vermont LEAF Program

This program really makes a difference. See how.

It all began in 1998, with our very first LEAF crew!

Acquiring new skills is all part of the experience, our 2010 crew perfected the technique and the smiles on dry land!

Once the boat is under control, look out water chestnut! Mei Yin, Garcella and Samantha stand atop their 2012 harvest of this invasive aquatic plant.

Up close and personal with nature, just one of the benefits of a LEAF internship!

Initial fear led to fascination for Garcella Baysmore Sims.

Cherie Mosher, AmeriCorps Stewardship assistant for Southern Vermont takes the LEAF crew into the lab at Green Mountain College

Mei Yin Wu applies skills learnt, a central theme of all LEAF internships.

Trustee Warren King tests the temporary solution devised by the LEAF crew.

Our 2011 crew helped out on a trail re-route project at Black Mountain, in Dummerston.

2015 LEAF interns from Queens, Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn learn to canoe and pull invasive water chestnuts from Lake Champlain!

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