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Youth Say Yes to Tree Trust 

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Read some of our stories below!

Success Story: Tara

Tara* has learned a lot of different skills through her summer job with Tree Trust – like the importance of getting to work on time and how to interact with different people – but the best skill she gained is communication. “My communication skills got a lot better,” she said. “I used to be anti-social and shy and didn’t like to talk to people, but now I do.” Tara added that she likes working on a
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Success Story: Rob

Rob* enjoyed his summer job with Tree Trust so much in 2012 that he applied again for the summer of 2014 – and was excited to be back! Rob is a member of a Youth Conservation Corps crew that has been hard at work building a so-called “bee shed” for preschool children to safely view honeybees and their hives at Dodge Nature Center. Rob, 18, has learned a lot about teamwork and working with diverse
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Success Story: Amy

Amy* is only 14, but she’s got big plans for the future – and Tree Trust is helping her achieve them. It’s Amy’s first summer working on a Youth Conservation Corps crew in Bloomington, where she helped build paver patios and other outdoor environmental improvement projects. “It’s a workout!” she notes with a giggle. She first learned about Tree Trust’s summer employment opportunities from her olde
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