Newsroom

As Apshawa Preserve in Passaic County struggles to thrive, some N.J. students work to save forest

NJ Star-Ledger

By Abram Brown/The Star-Ledger WEST MILFORD - About 40 high school students followed trails deep into Passaic County’s Apshawa Preserve in an effort to save the forest.With the help of a guide, they examined ground-level vegetation to see if the forced absence of deer would give the...Read more

As Holder Hails “My Brother’s Keeper, ” It’s Time To Have Real Conversations

Atlanta Daily World

Almost a year ago, President Obama announced that his administration would embark on an ambitious initiative he called “My Brother’s Keeper.” The intention was to get communities involved in the lives of young men, particularly those of color, to ensure their positive guidance from “cradle to...Read more

As New York Teens Preserve City's Past, They Step Toward the Future

PRWeb

Student Conservation Association (SCA) Summer Conservation Jobs Provide Path to Professional ProsperityNew York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2012One of the hottest summers in New York City history hasn’t stopped these twelve teens from preserving precious pieces of New York City’s history.The often...Read more

Asheville area invasive plant fighters pull, kill problem flora

Asheville Citizen-Times

By Timoth Meinch, Asheville Citizen-TimesSurrounded by the beautiful forests, ridges and landscapes of Western North Carolina, it is hard to imagine our natural foliage under threat.But this will be the case without community commitment to eliminate exotic, invasive plants, experts say.”They are...Read more

At work for the planet: Domtar, SCA join forces for habitat restoration at LaSalle's Parc des Rapides

Canada Newswire

MONTREAL, Oct.

Read more

At work for the planet: Domtar, SCA join forces to enhance Andrew Jackson State Park

Press Release

FORT MILL, SC – October 17, 2012 – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced today that on October 20th, more than 50 Fort-Mill-based employee volunteers and their families, along with local and international members of the Student Conservation Association (SCA), will converge at...Read more

Audubon Announces 2009 Rachel Carson Award Winners

The National Audubon Society

New York, NY, May 5, 2009 - The National Audubon Society will honor six exceptional women with the Rachel Carson Award at its sixth annual Women in Conservation Luncheon at The Plaza in New York City on May 19. Audubon established this distinguished award in 2004 to honor visionary women whose...Read more

Backcountry stewards, assistant forest rangers will patrol outdoors

Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Source: Adirondack Daily Enterprise
By MIKE LYNCH - Outdoors Writer, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

With the busy summer hiking season approaching, the state Department of Environmental Conservation recently announced that it will have backcountry stewards and assistant forest...Read more

Baltimore City Teen Has Special Earth Day

WJZ-TV

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.The president came to a tree planting—not because they need an extra worker,...Read more

Baltimore Teens Trade Summer in the City for Conservation in the Wilderness

PRWeb

Student Conservation Association Crew Hard at Work in New Mexico’s Carson National ForestCarson National Forest, NM (PRWEB) August 20, 2012They traveled 2,000 miles from home, trading high-rise buildings for towering trees, city lights for twinkling stars, and an urban cacophony for the melodies...Read more

Pages

Contact Media Relations

Kevin Hamilton
khamilton@thesca.org
P: (603) 504-3275

About Us

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.

Learn More »

Browse our Photo Wall

Recent Video