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Dispatches from the Field: Jumping In

By Jennifer Millsaps Anxious. Socially awkward. That’s me in a nutshell. I didn’t quite know what I was getting myself into when I applied for a crew member position with Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards. As a forestry major, I was primarily focused on gaining some field experience to spruce up my resume for future internship […]

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