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Lassen park will get $15.7 million in stimulus money

“We’re very excited about this because we’ll be able to hire a bunch of local labor and also additional summer interns through the Student Conservation Association to work on our projects,” said Jim Milestone, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area superintendent.

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Baltimore City Teen Has Special Earth Day

BALTIMORE (WJZ) This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.

As Mike Schuh reports, the City College junior’s passion for the environment led him to a national stage.

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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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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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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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