From left: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Hampton, VA, Mayor Molly Ward, a Park Guide from the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Thousand Oaks, California Juan Quezada, and Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley participated in the, âRenewing Communities: Connecting People to Nearby Open Spacesâ panel during the White House Conservation conference, âGrowing Americaâs Outdoor Heritage and Economyâ at the Interior Department, Yates Auditorium in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 2, 2012. The conference was part of President Barrack Obamaâs, âAmericaâs Great Outdoors Initiativeâ to spotlight community-driven conservation efforts and discussed how to build their success. USDA photo by Bob Nichols.
May 17, 2014
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