SCA endorses Obama Nomination of Wendy Spencer to Lead CNCS



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Teen gives his all in name of conservation

Lake County News-Sun

Re-posted fromThe Lake County News-SunHere’s a shout-out to Geoffrey Clark of Zion for lending nature a helping hand.The 18-year-old high-school student spent a month working for the Student Conservation Association on the Blue Ridge Parkway in West Virginia near the Appalachian Trail.The...Read more

Canyon de Chelly National Monument Hosts First Native American SCA Crew

Indian Country Today

Re-posted from Indian Country Today Media Network, LLCBy ICTMN StaffThe eight-member all Native American Conservation Crew with their three crew leaders.For five weeks over the summer, an all Native American crew of Arizona high school students learned about Canyon de Chelly in Tsaile, Arizona....Read more

SCA to Present Field, Partner Sessions at WRMC


SCA to Present Field, Partner Sessions at WRMC
Learn more, register now for Boston conference Oct 5-7

SCA Risk Management Director Steve Smith will co-present Short-Circuit: When Administrative Vision Doesn’t Translate into Field Practices with Outward Bound’s...Read more

SCA and Southwest Airlines Hit the Trail in Florida

News 13 Panama City

From WMBB News 13 Panama City, FLThe Florida Forest Service and Florida Trail Association took advantage of Southwest Airlines’ 40th Anniversary celebration Monday. A dozen local volunteers from the airline pitched in to clear 3 miles of trails in Pine Log State Forest. The local project was...Read more

A Wilderness Ranger, Age 21

NY Times Green

“I had come seeking physical work and the outdoors, and I received it in full, complete with starry nights, sweeping vistas of thunderstorms coming my way across vast valleys, and the pleasure of falling asleep in a pitched tent to the sound of aspen leaves blowing in the wind.”By Max Bearak -...Read more

Make the Call to Save Service on Sept.15!


National service programs, like AmeriCorps, are at risk
In the next few weeks, Congress must identify $3 trillion in federal budget cuts and by all accounts the funds for national and community service are primed for elimination.
Youth service strengthens individuals and...Read more

SCA Crew wraps up work on new trail to Griffith Peak

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Original post on Las Vegas Review-Journal.

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Caring for national parks offers great adventure

Charlotte Observer

Originally posted on the Charlotte Observer. By Helen SchwabFor three summers now, Morgan Eudy, 18, of Monroe, has spent weeks creating and rebuilding hiking trails, constructing foot bridges and supporting archaeologists in restoring one ancient trail from the Pacific Ocean to Lake Becharof, in...Read more

Scientists spend their nights tagging sea turtles

Virgin Islands Daily News

Original Article From Virgin Islands Daily News, By Joy Blackburn (DAILY NEWS STAFF)The Buck Island nesting project has allowed the Park Service to see, over the years, what is happening with the sea turtle population that nests on Buck Island.For instance, a population spike occurred in 2000,...Read more


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