SCA’s 2013 Designing the Parks intern team, serving this summer in Boston with the Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, worked with National Park Service professionals and others to develop a plan for Peddocks Island in Boston Harbor. The 4-member team included a high school student, a recent high school graduate, an undergrad, and a graduate student....Read more
The tag on my hammock reads “Step 1 Relax.” There are no other steps; it’s a succinct instruction.
And a decent one to keep in mind at work—not just trail work, all work. All not work, too, in fact.
On our hitch at Mt. Greylock, John takes deep breaths between sips of this morning’s coffee. He has an interview at 5 PM....Read more
The Connecticut River gluts ﬂatly into the horizon, viewed from the observation deck atop Mt. Sugarloaf in Deerﬁeld, Massachusetts. Church steeples from small towns freckle the foothills, the spaces between them carpeted under humid shags of exhaling trees....Read more
Corps member, Ryan Pennesi, has set up his wildlife camera around the Kenneth Dubuque State Forest to see what resides in our woods. At the far end of the pond, he baited the camera with a dead beaver. Take a look at the pictures he got. Can you identify the 2 different mustelids?The salamander pictures were from the migration this spring and were taken by hand....Read more
Party for the Planet at Franklin Park Zoo!Join the party with SCA!Sunday, April 21th at 10:00 amJoin the Student Conservation Association (SCA), and the community at the Franklin Park Zoo for a day of fun, learning, and environmental action.When: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 10:00 amWhere: Franklin Park Zoo, in Boston’s historic Franklin ParkWhat: Join SCA in serving and celebrating the earth at Frank
Thursday, February 21st
SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps members and staff rallied against the wind and cold to join Quincy residents in beautifying and maintaining a frequently used oceanfront park near Boston last Thursday.
The project, organized and coordinated by corps members and staff, was part of SCA Massachusett’s Boston service week....Read more