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SCA’s Liz Putnam Named Wilderness Hero

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, theclymb.com – one of the web’s most popular outdoor adventure and retail sites – has just crowned “5 Heroes of the American Wilderness” and among the royalty is SCA Founder Liz Putnam. 

The Clymb ranks Liz among...Read more

Secretary Jewell to Mark 50th Anniversary of Landmark Conservation Laws

 FWS Director Ashe and other dignitaries to join in commemoration of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act at New Jersey’s Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 3, Secretary of the...Read more

Domtar employees, youths team to spruce up park

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

NEKOOSA – City youths will have a nicer place to play after Domtar employees joined forces with the Student Conservation Association to improve the skating rink’s warming house and nearby playground.

Domtar has been supporting the SCA since 2012, said Heather Stowe, Domtar...Read more

Students Save on Textbooks and Give Back to Charity with Cengage Learning Extra Credit Program

PRNewswire

BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — To raise funds and...Read more

Study of Yellowstone can enrich Yonkers

The Journal News

A girl from Yonkers finds herself on a mountain peak in Yellowstone National Park. She hopes to take those wilderness lessons and connect kids in her home city to nature.
 

Growing up in Yonkers, I never...Read more

Five questions with Courtney Hayes

The Frederick News-Post

Courtney Hayes, of Frederick, recently volunteered with the national Student Conservation Association, which provides high school and college students with opportunities to promote environmental stewardship through community service.

What sparked your interest in...Read more

Summer Student Conservation workers get job done

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Every summer, thousands of low-income youths across the nation work on public lands on Student Conservation Association crews. They build and clear trails, clean garbage dumps, plant and tend trees and remove invasive growth.

This summer, one local crew installed rain containers...Read more

Carolyn Livengood: The Student Conservation Association reaches milestone

MercuryNews.com

The Student Conservation Association, the national leader in providing young people, 15 to 19 years of age, with career-shaping opportunities in conservation, has reached a phenomenal milestone — 75,000 volunteers in total — since SCA...Read more

Teenagers working on trails

The Dispatch

Infusions of grant money and youthful energy are once again helping Mount Rainier National Park shape up this summer.
A grant from the National Park Foundation is helping pay for three teams of teenagers recruited by the Student Conservation Association’s Base to Base Camp program from...Read more

Future conservationists help out at Heinz refuge

Philadelphia Inquirer

At the beginning of a work week that promised hot, steamy days, five high school students put on bug repellent, yellow hard hats, gardening gloves, and work boots before Monday’s shift at the John Heinz National Wildlife...Read more

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