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The Top-Rated Environmental Charities

Planet Green

Do you have one of those friends who doesn’t donate to charity because he’s so darn sure that the money just goes to waste? “They just spend all the charity money on candy,” says your friend. He may not say that, but I’m sure he says something equally bizarre.

But...Read more

Silence is Golden

The Frankfort Station

By Lauren Traut

(Rebekah’s Award Winning Essay is at the bottom of...Read more

21 Places to Look for Green Volunteering Opportunities

Reuters/Green Biz

By Carolyn Mansfield

Volunteering in the field you’ve targeted for your career path has proven to be a winning strategy, especially in today’s economy as thousands look for jobs and strive to get an edge on the...Read more

A Talk with Smokies Trails Supervisor Tobias Miller

Mountain Xpress

By Danny Bernstein - © 2009 Mountain Xpress

Not all Gen-Xers take years to figure out what they want to do with their lives. Tobias Miller, now 36, has known since high school that he wanted to work outdoors. As South District...Read more

SCA/AmeriCorps Interns to Work on Rail Trail in Waltham

Daily News Tribune

MA Rail Trail

Text By ©GateHouse News Service
Photo by kfergos via Flickr Creative Commons By-NC-SA...Read more

Green Jobs, Green Economy

Upland Tales

By Kendall Schwartz


Green jobs seem to be the wave of the...Read more

A city garden is growing

The Florida Times-Union

Thirty volunteers with the Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization that involves youths in conservation and greening projects, will also help with the clearing and the planting.

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Lassen park will get $15.7 million in stimulus money

Record Searchlight

“We’re very excited about this because we’ll be able to hire a bunch of local labor and also additional summer interns through the Student Conservation Association to work on our projects,” said Jim Milestone, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area superintendent.

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Baltimore City Teen Has Special Earth Day

WJZ-TV

BALTIMORE (WJZ) This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.

As Mike Schuh reports, the City College junior’s passion for the environment led him to a national stage.

The president came to a tree planting—not because they...Read more

The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees

Washington Post

Peter Baker of the New York Times — and formerly of The Washington Post — was the pool reporter for President Obama’s tree planting event with the Student Conservation Association this afternoon. His report:

No news, but some...Read more

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