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The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees

Peter Baker of the New York Times — and formerly of The Washington Post — was the pool reporter for President Obama’s tree planting event with the Student Conservation Association this afternoon. His report:

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President Obama and VIP Volunteers Join SCA to Mark Serve America Act, Earth Day

First Lady, Vice President Biden, President Clinton, Among Dignitaries Joining SCA Members in Tree Planting at Kenilworth Park

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Preserving Our National Parks

By Alicia Brewster

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Earth Day isn't just for hippies

“Jill Kolodzne and Ron Hassel from the Student Conservation Association were among those enjoying the beautiful day. They explained that through the festival they are able to network with volunteers for their program.

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Students recognized for making diversity a priority

“Another senior from Garfield, Chinese American Alexander Ching has contributed more than 100 hours of volunteer work at the UW Medical Center. He participates in various community service activities and is also a member of the Student Conservation Association.

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Going Half-Way

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) allows high school and college students on conservation projects, like restoring national parks and urban green spaces, across the country.

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Richmond teens learn about Rosie the Riveter through creation of documentary

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Conversations with Gardner: Seeking internships

Hanging in the Communication Building, a flyer for conservation internships directs students to graduate teaching assistant Wayne Rysavy.

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Volunteers clean up the Potomac River

Text By Michelle Basch, WTOP Radio, Photo by SCA

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Subcommittee On National Parks, Forests And Public Lands Legislative Hearing On H.R. 1612

SCA President Dale Penny and SCA Alum Marcus Hendricks spoke at the hearing. Highlights include Marcus relating the story of recruiting his sister to volunteer with SCA, and choosing volunteering with SCA, instead of earning money to buy a new iPod.

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