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Kids learning about conservation at SCA's Bear Brook facility in New Hampshire

Every Kid in a Park

President Obama today announced his “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, providing free admission to national parks and other federal lands to America’s fourth graders and their families. The program begins this fall, in connection with the National Park Service’s Centennial in 2016....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

SCA Alum Dave Delcourt races his team in Willow Alaska

Queensbury's Delcourt training, racing sled dogs

Postar.com

Queensbury’s Dave Delcourt grew up with cats, and that was with his father being allergic “to anything with fur,” as he put it.

By his own admission, he also grew up having spent about 90 percent of his time in front of a television or computer.

Life often takes people on...Read more

Chris Burgess, a volunteer with the Student Conservation Association, uses a high-pressure hose to clear a space beneath a North Key Largo tree in a pilot program to create potential nesting areas for endangered Key Largo woodrats. Photo by Kevin Wadlow

Key Largo woodrats get prefab homes

Florida Keys Keynoter

Hydraulics may help create new habitat for the endangered Key Largo woodrat.

A pilot project under way in the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge uses a high-pressure water hose to clear space amid tree roots and among boulders in North Key Largo’s tropical hardwood ...Read more

SCA: New Leadership Roles in Charlestown

Student Conservation Association Announces New and Expanded Leadership Roles at Charlestown, NH Facility

(CHARLESTOWN, NH) February 2, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has restructured the leadership team at...Read more

SCA’s Chicago Program Wins $25,000 Grant from Archer Daniels Midland Company

(CHICAGO, IL) January 27, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association has received a $25,000 grant from ADM Cares, the social investment program of Archer Daniels Midland Company.  The funding will support SCA’s engagement of under-served Chicago teenagers in hands-on...Read more

SCA Announces New Roles for Seattle-Based Executives

(SEATTLE, WA) January 26, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, reports two long-time members of its Seattle leadership team have been assigned to new and expanded national roles.

Steve Smith has been...Read more

SCA Names Two to Senior Posts

(ARLINGTON, VA) January 22, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has announced two senior appointments:

  • Lauren Kass Harnishfeger has been named Vice President for Individual Giving and...Read more

Exelon Foundation and SCA Renew Partnership

(CHICAGO, IL) January 21, 2015 –More than 250 underserved high school students in Chicago and Philadelphia will enhance local parks, gain important career skills and earn a paycheck through an acclaimed summer jobs program conducted by the Student Conservation Association (SCA)...Read more

Wildlife advocate lives his dreams

Jackson Hole News & Guide

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

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