SCA Gulf Coast

SCA Gulf Coast

Alabama | Arkansas | Florida | Georgia | Louisiana | Mississippi | Oklahoma | Texas

SCA has a long and storied history in Gulf Coast states.  Our members helped the Everglades come back after Hurricane Andrew, have played vital roles in protecting endangered sea turtles, and today are contributing to the region’s ecological recovery from the Deepwater Horizon spill.

We partner with hundreds of area parks, forests and refuges to protect the Gulf area’s unique natural and cultural sites from climate change, habitat encroachment, invasive species and more.  We also collaborate with the region’s academic institutions – including its many historically Black colleges and universities and Hispanic-serving schools – to ensure that all local students have access to the Great Outdoors, green job opportunities and a prosperous future. 

Youth served:

  • 373 (2013)

Key initiatives:

  • Alternative Spring Break
  • SCA Houston Community Conservation program
  • Attwater Prairie Chicken recovery

Primary partners:

  • City of Houston
  • US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District Office
  • Big Cypress National Preserve
  • Chattahoochee National Recreation Area
  • Cumberland Island National Seashore

Leading supporters:

  • American Eagle - SCA Alternative Spring Break
  • Shell Oil Foundation - SCA Houston Community Programs
  • Brown Foundation - Conservation Interns and Community Programming
  • Aramark - Sustainability Interns
  • Houston Endowment - Greater Houston programming