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New Youth Jobs Initiatives Mark Student Conservation Association’s 55th Anniversary

Seattle Post Intelligencer

10,000 Placements Per Year Projected by 2020
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 25, 2012
Young military veterans, youth of color, Native Americans and others will benefit from new programs announced today by the Student Conservation Association (SCA), coinciding with the organization...Read more

Student Conservation Association Hosts Let's Move Outside! Service Event at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Garden

Seattle Post Intelligencer

Washington, D.C. Trail Project Commemorates SCA’s 55th Anniversary

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) June 26, 2012—With a focus on healthy kids and a healthy environment, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) today conducted a Let’s Move Outside! service project for more than 100 active youth...Read more

Backcountry stewards, assistant forest rangers will patrol outdoors

Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Source: Adirondack Daily Enterprise
By MIKE LYNCH - Outdoors Writer, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

With the busy summer hiking season approaching, the state Department of Environmental Conservation recently announced that it will have backcountry stewards and assistant forest...Read more

Huge swath of Angeles National Forest reopens

Times Community News

Source: Beige Luciano-Adams and Jason Wells, Times Community News

Danny Saunders, 20 of Arcadia, talks about working for the Student Conservation Association’s Angeles Wildfire Recovery Project at the Wildwood Picnic Area in Big Tujunga Canyon in the Angeles National Forest in...Read more

Environmental science lessons extended outside the classroom

Winnisquam Echo

Source: Donna Rhodes, Winnisquam Echo (pdf)

Jesse Teeter and Steven Silvestri of Belmont High School helped members of the Student Conservation Association and the New Hampshire Landscape Association remove glossy buckthorn from conservation wetlands along Route 140 in Belmont last...Read more

Returning vets fight fire

Crossville Chronicle

Source: Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN. May 22, 2012. Random Thoughts: Returning vets fight fire
By Dorothy Copus Brush

CROSSVILLE — Cemeteries are given special attention this week in preparation for Memorial Day next Monday. During the Civil War gracious ladies of the...Read more

Obama Administration to Hire 20,000 Young People for Summer Work on Public Lands

USDA Office of Communications

Vilsack, Salazar, Sutley Announce $3.7 Million in Competitive Grants for New or Expanded Youth Corps
WASHINGTON, and SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS, CA, May 18, 2012 – In response to President Obama’s call to expand opportunities for summer employment for young people and connect them with...Read more

Union Bank teams with SCA to protect California parks

SCA

Partnership Includes Volunteer Restoration Project at Chino Hills State Park

(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) – May 15, 2012 – California state parks will get some crucial extra hands this summer thanks to a new partnership announced by The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Union...Read more

SCA Manchester member awarded Youth Conservationist Award

WildNH.com

Source: NH Fish and Game Dept.

CONCORD, N.H.

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SCA Alumna featured in Winds of Change

Winds of Change

This article appears in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’sSpring 2012 issue of Winds of Change.
Valentina Vavages, Tohono O’odham, grew up surrounded by nature on the reservation in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. She recalls hiking up nearby mountains during...Read more

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