Impacts and Outcomes

SCA believes in Leave No Trace.  To a point.

Wherever they serve, SCA members always make an impact – one that’s positive, significant and enduring.  These young stewards bring a genuine passion to their work, and it affects the both the natural and work environments.  Our partners consistently say they draw inspiration from the energy and enthusiasm SCA members bring to the job, and that our young people are poignant reminders of why it’s so crucial to engage a new generation of conservation leaders. 

Here are some examples of the difference SCA members are making all across America.

Stories from the Field

How SCA and our Agency Partners are making a difference

On Saturday, October 26th, SCA kicked off the ConSERVE NYC initiative with a coastal restoration project to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

SCA ConSERVE NYC volunteers aren’t scared of a little rain! This weekend, 50 dedicated volunteers gathered at Jacob Riis Park in Queens, braving intermittent showers and near-freezing temperatures to help restore one of New York City’s most beloved beaches.
Starting today, Open Spaces , the official blog of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will be featuring monthly posts...
National AmeriCorps Director Bill Basl joined 65 SCA volunteers on 11/11 at Fort Mahan Park to honor Veterans Day through service.
National AmeriCorps Director Bill Basl joined 65 SCA volunteers on 11/11 at Fort Mahan Park to honor Veterans Day through service.
Follow Me: SCA member blogs from the field

Where to begin? How many 22 year-old lumberjacks can say that they have cut down a blowdown with a congressman, the Secretary of the Interior,...

Among the waste reduction projects I worked on at Zephyr Cove, my favorite was working on food waste. I knew...
At the beginning of my internship ARAMARK brought all of the SCA Sustainability Interns to Philadelphia for an orientation to...

News Items

Editor’s note: The Student Conservation Association exists to help nurture and immerse today’s younger generations in places such as national parks and national forests.

WASHINGTON — Americans across the country paused Monday to observe the annual federal holiday marking the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.  While the holiday usually means the day off from work or school, many honored Dr.

Outside magazine has published an excellent in-depth profile of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.

(WASHINGTON, DC) October 31, 2013Statement by Student Conservation Association (SCA) President and CEO Dale Penny on nomination of Rhea S. Suh as Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks:

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