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A Cleaner and Greener Detroit: Conservation Leadership Corps Wraps Up Six-Week Teen Employment Program

Press Release

Sep 2009 , Detroit : One hundred and ten high school students from Detroit spent their summer landscaping, planting and pruning hundreds of trees, building and maintaining miles of trails, constructing native...Read more

A Conservation Visionary At Last Honored By Obama Today

Change.org

by Jess Leber August 04, 2010 09:19 AM (PT) Topics: Environmental Activism, Forests, Wildlife

The year was 1955, long before national service had a model in the Peace Corps, and more than a decade before Earth Day even existed.

Liz, then a senior at Vassar College, read a...Read more

SCA Invasive plant removal interns ponder the enormity of their task at Kenai Fjords National Park

A Day in the Life at Kenai Fjords NP

Seward City News

I wake up every day and walk outside into a postcard. Kenai Fjords National Park is one of the most spectacular natural places I have ever seen.

I graduated in December from San Diego State University and I was positive that an intern position through the Student Conservation...Read more

A Day in the Life of an SCA Intern

Seward City News

Source: Seward City News

The Student...Read more

A door opens on North Side

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Quincy Kofi Swatson grew up in Manchester in the ’90s when the influence of crack and gangs was at its peak. He and his friends saw their peers following the path of the few male role models they knew.

“I was lucky that my mom strived to keep a barrier for me,” he said. “...Read more

A Message from SCA re: the Federal Data Breach

Federal officials report that a previously-revealed government data breach is wider than previously believed, and there are indications that a limited number of SCA members and recent alumni may be among those affected.

SCA has already contacted those individuals. If you have...Read more

A proud legacy

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

By TIMARKO MITCHELL SPECIAL TO THE DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE

 

LITTLE ROCK — Until a year ago, I had never set foot in a national park. Now, I’m taking my first step toward a park career. My journey has been influenced by many, and my goal now is to do the same...Read more

A Q&A with Artist Nina Palomba

Nina Palomba has a website full of her doodles and creations. But for her latest project, she worked on a much grander scale. The Wyoming native, who graduated from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago in 2013, was...Read more

A Story of Conservation and Leadership: Jeff Chen '06

SCA Video

The best ideas are often inspired by nature. Mine came to me while I served as an SCA intern at Yosemite. SCA enabled me to understand the connection between myself and my impact on the land. Interning at Yosemite, I...Read more

A Talk with Smokies Trails Supervisor Tobias Miller

Mountain Xpress

By Danny Bernstein - © 2009 Mountain Xpress

Not all Gen-Xers take years to figure out what they want to do with their lives. Tobias Miller, now 36, has known since high school that he wanted to work outdoors. As South District maintenance-...Read more

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