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 Refuge at Tinicum.
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Join SCA for a service event at West Mill Creek Recreation Center in Philadelphia, PA, to honor the MLK National Day of Service.
When: Monday, January 20th, 9:30am to 2:30pm
Where: West Mill Creek Recreation Center Grounds and Facilities (5101 Reno St, Philadelphia, PA 19139)
What: Gardening, painting, and general maintenance around the center
When the organizers behind the West’s wildest music festival brought over 2000 conservation thought leaders to Austin, Texas this month for the 2nd annual SXSW Eco conference, SCA was there!
The event invited attendees to come ready to discuss their best ideas for taking on the world’s greatest environmental challenges. SCA’s own Miriam Parson heeded that call with a rousing presentation on SCA’s Green Cities Program, which brings together businesses, neighborhoods, local governments, and young sustainability professionals to build strong, sustainable...Read more
Curtis Love had some serious questions earlier this month as he stood in the parking lot of the Hazelwood Carnegie Library branch, located above a laundromat and across from more than a handful of vacant and graﬃti-tagged storefronts.
“Will there be grizzly bears? What about wolves?”
SCA’s Philadelphia Earth Day event!Get Your Hands Dirty!Saturday, April 27th at 9:30 amJoin the Student Conservation Association (SCA) at the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge for a day of fun projects with the U.S.
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) Nov. 14, 2012 – More than 60 underserved Philadelphia teens have secured green jobs and leadership opportunities – gaining conservation skills, environmental education and career training – through a grant to the Student Conservation Association (SCA) from the Exelon Foundation.
Special thanks to SCA’s Philadelphia Crew supporters: National Park Service, Exelon Corporation (PECO), The Boeing Company, William Penn Foundation, PNC, Wheelabrator Falls Inc, Philadelphia Youth Network, George and Miriam Martin Foundation, and others in the Philadelphia area.The SCA Greater Philadelphia Summer Program successfully completed its fourth year, with area youth completing meaningful...Read more
Join SCA Philadelphia as we get our hands dirty helping to conserve our local community. We will be partnering with the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in celebration of the Earth Day. Come out to our annual Darby Creek Clean-up Day!
Join SCA, Fairmont Park, and the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge to get this lovely area ready for the season. We’ll be removing invasive, non-native plant species as well as general clean-up work.We’ll gather at 9 am and work until about 1 pm.
By KYW’s Karin PhillipsThe oﬃcial launch was held Tuesday morning for a program that introduces urban youth to “green” jobs. High school kids in light blue t-shirts worked to clean up the area in front of the Valley Green Inn, in Wissahickon Valley Park.