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Finch celebrates city’s teen wildlife ambassadors

The Bridgeport News

Mayor Bill Finch congratulated a team of Bridgeport high school students at Beardsley Park on Sept. 5 for their 10 months of service to the city and its wildlife.

The teens are the first members of the WildLife Guards, a program launched in 2012 by Audubon Connecticut in...Read more

SCA Founder And Vassar College Alumna Liz Putnam Will Join Vassar Students And Faculty Members To Plant 1,100 Trees On Campus

Part of the September 11th National Day of Service, the Effort will Strengthen the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve, Which is Open to the Public

WASHINGTON, DC – September 5, 2013 – Student Conservation Association (SCA) founder and...Read more

Hazelwood kids’ first foray into wild leaves lasting impression

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Curtis Love had some serious questions earlier this month as he stood in the parking lot of the Hazelwood Carnegie Library branch, located above a laundromat and across from more than a handful of vacant and graffiti-tagged storefronts.

“Will there be grizzly bears? What about...Read more

Photos: Sandy Hook beachgoers praise park's post-Sandy progress

NJ.com

The work is not complete, it is not even close.

However, recovery efforts on Sandy Hook have progressed enough for people to flock to the historic 6-mile-long peninsula this summer as they have for generations.

And enough work has been completed to hide much of the...Read more

Teens In Student Conservation Association Clean Up Gateway National Recreational Area

Sheepshead Bites

Teenagers, banded together in the Student Conservation Association (SCA), picked up shovels and handcarts and began cleaning up Jamaica Bay and other parts of the Gateway National Recreational Area. The New York Daily News is...Read more

New Science and Resilience Center Coming to Jamaica Bay

wfuv.org

A new research facility will study the changing landscape of Jamaica Bay.

There are two things you need to know about Jamaica Bay right now: First, it was hit pretty hard by Superstorm Sandy.  There were breaches to fresh water ponds that threatened wildlife,...Read more

Q&A: The Sandy Recovery Project

Westchester Magazine

Many people talk about giving back to the community, but one Rye Brook resident, Jeff Sohn, actually took action. Sohn was part of a crew of student volunteers working to help restore parks that were severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The group was participating in the Student Conservation...Read more

Teens cleaning up Gateway National Recreation Area with Student Conservation Association

NY Daily News

These students don’t need video games; this summer, they’re getting a firsthand look at the real-life ravages of a superstorm.

Dozens of high school students have spent their summer earning minimum wage to clear debris, paint and perform other chores along Jamaica Bay as part...Read more

Teens attend Green Jobs Day at Johnson Controls

WDJT-TV, CBS-58
MILWAUKEE — Green Jobs Day at Johnson Controls gave Milwaukee area teenagers the opportunity to learn more about careers in renewable energy. They also got valuable advice on landing a job that should come in handy...Read more

Plymouth Township company pitches in for student cleanup effort

Observer & Eccentric

Employees from Johnson Controls in Plymouth Township worked alongside Detroit students Wednesday as part of a leadership-training program dedicated to cleaning up the city and fostering environmental stewardship.

It was the sixth annual Greening Day for the Conservation Leadership...Read more

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