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Park helps veterans learn firefighting

Grand Canyon News

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - A new partnership between the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the National Park Service helps veterans transition from the military into a civilian world and into federal firefighting jobs. Some of the training is taking place at the Grand Canyon...Read more

Lizzie Cato of Raleigh, North Carolina, checks the levelness of a log that will be the base for a walking bridge. Photo Credit: Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Cutting to the Corps

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

JAFFREY — A short walk from the entrance to Children’s Woods on Stratton Road, there are a group of people busily working among huge logs of hemlock. The logs have been felled and dragged to their current location to become the base of a walking bridge. Six volunteers are steadily stripping the...Read more

Student Conservation Association's Northwest Program Receives Prestigious National Park Service Award

WASHINGTON D.C. – OCTOBER 7, 2014 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, announced today that its Seattle community crew program, which launched 30 years ago, received the National Park Service (NPS) Director’s Partnership Award for...Read more

Phila. teens learn the advantages of volunteering

The Philly Inquirer

For the past three summers, I’ve been a crew leader with the Student Conservation Association, a national organization that provides young people with service opportunities. Each July and August, I lead a team of Philadelphia high school students we...Read more

Rachel Carson's Legacy

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SCA Earns Environmental Award from Classic Rocker Don Henley

(Boston, MA) September 17, 2014 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, received the Walden Woods Project’s Environmental Challenge Award last night from Don Henley, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist and founder of the Walden Woods...Read more

Pittsburgh Teen: A One-Man Force

News One

Growing up, AmaRece Davis (pictured) didn’t have the most-positive outlook. In fact, it was the same outlook as most of the young men in Homewood, one of the most economically depressed, crime-ridden areas of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Drugs, gangs, poverty, lack of...Read more

Secretary Jewell and Partners Mark 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

Fish and Wildlife Service

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe, Members of Congress and key partners today at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water...Read more

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

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