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Stacy Noland fell in love with the Pacific Northwest when he was living in Chicago in the 1970s.

Wondering what to read for his second-grade book report, Noland was watching a Looney Tunes episode that mentioned Puget Sound. That was when he decided to read about the ocean...Read more

Valerie Naylor, superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and SCA Alum. Photo by April Baumgarten

Naylor reflects on career with the National Park Service

Bismarck Tribune

MEDORA, N.D. — Valerie Naylor says she was not pursuing a career when she volunteered at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, but she found one.

“It was life-changing,” she said of time she spent in the park with Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit aimed at...Read more

Under Secretary of the US Department of Agriculture at the Film Screening

Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

The Student Conservation Association joined forces recently with other advocates of youth service and stewardship at the U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters in Washington, DC for an event titled “Films about Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders.” The presentation featured...Read more

Rafael Rosa, new Vice President for Midwest Region, Student Conservation Association

Rafael Rosa named Vice President for Midwest Region

Rosa has deep roots in Nature-based learning. Looks to Expand SCA Opportunities and Impact in Chicago and Beyond

CHICAGO, IL – November 24, 2014 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the...Read more

NH state parks have better trails, facilities thanks to AmeriCorps

WMUR

ALLENSTOWN, N.H. —New Hampshire’s state parks have better trails and facilities, thanks to a 20-year effort of service by AmeriCorps.

Gov. Maggie Hassan and the Executive Council celebrated the partnership between New Hampshire State Parks, the Student Conservation Association...Read more

Jefferson Award Winner: Bettina Mok

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SCA Wins $80,000 NOAA Grant

(Seattle, Washington) October 29, 2014 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has received $80,000 in NOAA Community-based Marine Debris Removal funds from the National Marine Fisheries Service, a unit of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  

Working in...Read more

University of Wisconsin tops educational institutions providing most volunteers to nation's leading youth conservation organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCTOBER 28, 2014 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in building the next generation of environmental stewards, announced today the top universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation service programs in...Read more

SCA recognizes Pennsylvania for youth service

Herald Standard

As volunteers with the Student Conservation Association’s Trail Town Outreach Corps, Corrie Parrish and Courtney Mahronich assist communities along the Great Allegheny Passage that runs through Fayette County.

The young women help local businesses learn more about the trail and how...Read more

The Student Conservation Association's Prescott Veterans Fire Corps relax after a prescribed burn in the Prescott National Forest

Veterans Fire Corps: A Burning Challenge

The Daily Courier

PRESCOTT - For some veterans, returning to civilian life isn’t always easy, but there are ways to make that transition less stressful.

Enter the Veterans Fire Corps, a program designed for veterans who desire to work in conservation-related fields.

The VFC,...Read more

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