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Palmetto Multi-Sensory Trail Getting New Life Thanks to HISD Students

Houston Independent School District

Ovidio Henriquez (left), who will be a senior this fall at Challenge Early College High School, hauls a log with a student from Aldine ISD on the Palmetto Multi-Sensory Trail.Source: Houston ISDTeens in Student Conservation Association program hope to complete work at Arboretum by August...Read more

Milwaukee teenagers dig into environmental work

Journal Sentinel

Summer in the city conjures images of crowded pools and road construction - not teenagers wielding pickaxes. But 55 teens ages 15 to 19 bypassed the beach to participate in the Milwaukee Conservation Leadership Corps, a six-week summer job program that pays Milwaukee youth $7.50 an hour to do...Read more

Exploring outdoor opportunities

The Daily Journal

Jason Mai/Daily Journal San Mateo County Park Ranger Mario Nastari, right, helps Student Conservation Association volunteer Vanessa Romero build a gate around the Jepson Laurel, the second largest tree in California, on the Sawyer Camp Trail.Reposted from the San Mateo Daily JournalBy Heather...Read more

Student Conservation Association Works on Our County Parks

Pacifica Riptide

Source: Pacifica RiptideTeens in California are battling a staggering 36.5 percent unemployment rate.

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SCA Teams Up with Tree Pittsburgh on the South Side Trail

Tree Pittsburgh

Source: Tree PittsburghThis summer, Tree Pittsburgh has been receiving help from a hard working SCA crew made up of high school students who have committed their summers to working outdoors and improving Pittsburgh’s green recreational infrastructure.

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Ten young Norwalkers improve trail at Cranbury Park as part of summer jobs program

The Hour

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The Plight Of The Plover At Cape Cod National Seashore

National Parks Traveler

Student Conservation Association interns worked on Cape Cod National Seashore this summer to educate beach-goers on piping plovers, a threatened shorebird. SCA photo.Source: National Parks Traveler, by Theresa ConnIt was early morning on Cape Cod National Seashore. I was walking cautiously along...Read more

SCA Volunteers to Keep Beach Clean at 2012 Nike US Open of Surfing

SCA/Transworld Surf

Source: Transworld Surf(HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA) July 19, 2012 — For 55 years, Student Conservation Association volunteers have helped to conserve national parks, forests, and city environments across the nation.

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Shaping Conservation Careers One Young Person at a Time

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Andrea Johnson and refuge seasonal biological technician Bryce Ahlers conduct a perimeter check at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. Johnson, a Costanoan Indian, was a Student Conservation Association tribal intern at the southeastern Wyoming refuge in 2011. Credit: Kolby Magee /USFWSSource:...Read more

Conservation Leadership Corps program puts 36 teens to work in Baltimore parks

New York Times/PRNewswire

BALTIMORE, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Thirty-six Baltimore teens begin work to restore and maintain Baltimore-area parks this month as the Johnson Controls Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) program launches into its sixth year. The program provides local teens with job-readiness...Read more

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