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U.S. Army Environmental Command hosts nature walk for kindergarteners

In celebration of Earth Day this year, employees from the U.S. Army Environmental Command hosted a Kindergarten Nature Walk to teach 140 kindergarten students from the Fort Sam Houston Elementary School about nature and wildlife at seven hands-on learning stations at Salado Creek Park on May 6.

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  • COVID milestone: Guard vaccinates 10 million people

    Ten million moms, dads, grandparents, friends, co-workers and neighbors are now vaccinated thanks to the ongoing efforts of National Guard members who are administering shots “in the communities where they live and serve.”

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  • Army’s commitment to endangered species enhances training lands

    The U.S. Army manages approximately 13.5 million acres of land across the country and depends on high-quality training ranges to conduct mission-critical training and readiness activities. In 2020, there were approximately 226 species listed as threatened or endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act on Army lands, which formed the highest density of threatened and endangered species of all federal lands.

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  • Ansbach celebrates Arbor Day with CYS children

    Across the United States, Arbor Day is celebrated to highlight the importance of trees to our survival and to encourage individuals and groups to plant more trees.

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Threatened and endangered species find refuge on military ranges

Threatened and endangered species find refuge on military ranges

Endangered species protection and military training land management often overlap as Army installations across the U.S. work collaboratively to ensure quality habitat exists for wildlife in realistic training areas where troops carry out mission-critical readiness exercises.

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