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Students Spend Spring Break Planting Career Seeds

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2014) – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) announced today that 122 under-represented students from 28 states as well as Puerto Rico and Washington D.C. will attend NPS Academy, a workforce diversity initiative conducted in partnership with the...Read more

An expert’s Top 10 Seattle park walks

The Seattle Times
Chukundi Salisbury has arguably walked on more park trails in Seattle than anyone in the last two decades. As Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Trails Coordinator, he has walked most of the 120 miles of trails in Seattle parks — often dozens if not hundreds of times, treading over the same paths...Read more

Student Conservation Association, Southwest Airlines Team up once again to SUPPORT environmental stewardship

(WASHINGTON, DC) Feb. 5, 2014 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Southwest Airlines today announced their work together is “nonstop and gaining altitude.” SCA, the national leader in youth service and stewardship, and Southwest, the Official Airline of SCA, have renewed...Read more

Over 100 People Gather At Fort Dupont Park For MLK Day of Service

DCist

At the 376-acre Fort Dupont Park in Southeast D.C., over 100 people gathered to mark Martin Luther King Jr., Day by freeing nearby trees from the grip of English Ivy and picking up garbage.

Chopping an invasive species of vine off trees may not be what you think of when you think of...Read more

Americans Give Back on MLK National Day of Service

Voice of America

WASHINGTON — Americans across the country paused Monday to observe the annual federal holiday marking the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.  While the holiday usually means the day off from work or school, many honored Dr. King by participating in the National...Read more

NPS Director, Youth in MLK Service Event at Fort DuPont Park, Washington D.C.

125 Student Volunteers, NPS Director to Participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Event at Fort DuPont Park

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis will join 125 Student Conservation Association volunteers to honor the legacy...Read more

SCA Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2009

SCA to Engage Volunteer Nationwide in Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

(WASHINGTON, DC)  January 14, 2013 – Young people across America will unite to strengthen their communities, protect our environment and advance the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a series of MLK Day service projects with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), the...Read more

Gary workshop teaches benefits of rain barrels

Post-Tribune

Visitors to the recent Rain Barrel and Rain Garden Workshop at the Douglas Environmental Center in Gary gained more than just information about recycling water and building a rain garden. They also learned exactly what to plant in those gardens, and received a rain barrel for their home....Read more

DOI Secretary Sally Jewell announces AEO's $1M Commitment to a 21st Century CCC

A 21st Century Civilian Conservation Corps

(WASHINGTON, DC) January 8, 2014 —- The following is a statement from Student Conservation Association President Dale Penny on American Eagle Outfitters’ commitment of $1 million to the Department of the Interior’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps.  ...Read more

Student Conservation Association President to Retire in 2014

Washington, DC (January 9, 2014) – After 16 years of service, Dale Penny, President and CEO of the Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and...Read more

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