Media Kit

News Releases

Rugged work with SCA trail crew rewarding

By Brad Viles, Special to the NEWS

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Students cap summer of planting trees, clearing trails

By Frank MacEachern

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SCA helps rebuild Yukon gold rush trails


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Memorial Held for SCA Alumna Slain in Afghanistan

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Student volunteers working at Hopewell site

By Darrin Youker, Reading Eagle

Chae-Young Yhm of South Korea is spending part of her summer vacation breaking rocks in Berks County.

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Doing the dirty work

SCA work crews give back by improving backcountry trails and campsites

By MIKE LYNCH, Enterprise Outdoors Writer

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Johnson Controls Sponsors Conservation Leadership Corps for 70 Milwaukee Youth


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Kids go nuts over nature

Naval Station Everett’s Child and Youth Programs invite children 5 to 12 years old to come out Tuesday through Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for half-day camps throughout the summer at the Smokey Point Support Complex in Marysville.

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Vassar alumna Elizabeth Putnam ’55 receives the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal at White House ceremony, August 4, 2010.

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—On August 4 in a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama awarded Student Conservation Association (SCA) founder and Vassar College alumna Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam ’55 the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal for “performing exemplary deeds of service for her country

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Vermonter wins Presidential award

Wednesday, August 4, 2010, by Nicole Gaudiano, Free Press Washington Writer

WASHINGTON — In 1955, Elizabeth “Liz” Putnam proposed having student volunteers help maintain national parks for her senior thesis at Vassar College.

She received an A.

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