Student Conservation Association Gives Hope

San Carlos Patch
Sunday, August 12, 2012

Source: San Carlos Patch.com

The SCA is a group of college and high school volunteers who protect and restore parks, forests, refuges, seashores and communities.

Teens in California are battling a staggering 36.5 percent unemployment rate. But one group of local young people has been given the opportunity to earn money and do good for the community and the environment by joining the Student Conservation Association’s student work crews.

The non-profit Student Conservation Association is a nationwide conservation workforce of college and high school volunteers who protect and restore parks, forests, refuges, seashores and communities. The 50-year-old organization aims to continually develop the next generation of conservation leaders, inspire lifelong stewardship and save the planet. Continue Reading.