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Keeping Up with the Cabinet: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell writing on the White House Blog.

The creative energy of youth, the serenity of nature, and the lessons of history are a winning combination for me. All three were present in this video from the Martin Luther King, Jr....Read more

SCA Community crew members working mulch on Earth Day 2013

In Chicago, parks are on the upswing

Grist

Little Village, streets tightly clenched with two-flats and bodegas, is one of Chicago’s most densely populated neighborhoods. Residents call it the “Mexico of the Midwest,” as it serves as an entry port for Mexican immigrants. While there are large parks on the fringes of Little Village,...Read more

SCA Detroit Program Manager Alycia Chuney

Willing to forgo status quo and pursue passion

Crain's Business Detroit

As a new generation coming of age, millennials are considered more global, more tolerant, more diverse, more educated and more connected than any generation before them. They are defined by their willingness to forgo the status quo and pursue their passions — like working for the Student...Read more

Washington, DC signing ceremony with USFS Chief Tom Tidwell, SCA President and CEO Jaime Berman Matyas

SCA, US Forest Service Sign 5-Year Agreement

Student Conservation Association, US Forest Service Sign Five-Year Master Participating Agreement

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has renewed its decades-long partnership with the US Forest Service...Read more

Students gather in the Smoky Mountains National Park for SCA's NPS Academy

College students explore career paths in national parks

Knoxville News Sentinel

GATLINBURG — LeConte Creek is a cold, fast-flowing stream in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park where every rock seems to shelter some form of aquatic life, whether it be caddisfly, stonefly or the occasional salamander.

Earlier this week 20 college students...Read more

(left to right: American Express VP for Corporate Social Responsibility Tim McClimon, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, SCA Alum Jane Chan, YMCA President Neil Nickel, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver)

NYC parks receive multimillion grant

amNY

Pictured left to right: American Express VP for Corporate Social Responsibility Tim McClimon, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, SCA Alum Jane Chan, YMCA President Neil Nickel, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver

This morning SCA alum Jane Chan joined U.S. Department...Read more

Kids learning about conservation at SCA's Bear Brook facility in New Hampshire

Every Kid in a Park

President Obama today announced his “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, providing free admission to national parks and other federal lands to America’s fourth graders and their families. The program begins this fall, in connection with the National Park Service’s Centennial in 2016....Read more

As Holder Hails “My Brother’s Keeper, ” It’s Time To Have Real Conversations

Atlanta Daily World

Almost a year ago, President Obama announced that his administration would embark on an ambitious initiative he called “My Brother’s Keeper.” The intention was to get communities involved in the lives of young men, particularly those of color, to ensure their positive guidance from “cradle to...Read more

SCA Alum Dave Delcourt races his team in Willow Alaska

Queensbury's Delcourt training, racing sled dogs

Postar.com

Queensbury’s Dave Delcourt grew up with cats, and that was with his father being allergic “to anything with fur,” as he put it.

By his own admission, he also grew up having spent about 90 percent of his time in front of a television or computer.

Life often takes people on...Read more

Chris Burgess, a volunteer with the Student Conservation Association, uses a high-pressure hose to clear a space beneath a North Key Largo tree in a pilot program to create potential nesting areas for endangered Key Largo woodrats. Photo by Kevin Wadlow

Key Largo woodrats get prefab homes

Florida Keys Keynoter

Hydraulics may help create new habitat for the endangered Key Largo woodrat.

A pilot project under way in the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge uses a high-pressure water hose to clear space amid tree roots and among boulders in North Key Largo’s tropical hardwood ...Read more

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