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SCA CEO Jaime Matyas speaks in front of the Washington Monument August 25. 2015

Here's One Way To Finance Underfunded Conservation Work: Corporations

Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — The Department of Interior announced a new partnership on Tuesday with outdoor retailer The North Face to promote the work of citizen conservation corps across the country.

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SCA's Adirondack Corps members. Photo by Pat Hendrick

Labors of Love

Adirondack Explorer

Maybe as you’ve hiked an Adirondack trail you’ve come across a trail crew of the Student Conservation Association and wondered about these young people doing the heavy lifting that makes your hike accessible and enjoyable: placing boulders for steps, digging water bars to keep the path from...Read more

Take a Hike and Explore your Identity

Huffpost Voces

by Tomás Deza

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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County park rangers program dubbed success

TribLive

Pittsburgh hopes to have park rangers patrolling Riverview Park in the North Side next year as the city and Allegheny County expand their first-year programs.

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City of Rocks Reopens High-Elevation Loop Trail

MagicValley.com

ALMO • A visiting work crew this month reopened a trail at City of Rocks National Reserve that hadn’t been maintained for perhaps a decade.

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Crew begins taking down Marcy Dam

Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - An iconic High Peaks vantage point is vanishing. A work crew began a five-year process this week to remove Marcy Dam, which was damaged during Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, causing the pond above it to drain.

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Governor Cuomo Launches Excelsior Conservation Corps Environmental Stewardship Program

LongIsland.com

Albany, NY - September 15, 2015 - Governor Cuomo announced the launch of New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a new AmeriCorps environmental education and stewardship program for 18 to 25 year olds.

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The Excelsior Conservation Corps, a joint program with SCA, AmeriCorps and New York State,  will restore, enhance and protect New York's natural resources.

Governor Cuomo Launches Excelsior Conservation Corps

Governor Cuomo announced the launch of New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a new AmeriCorps environmental education and stewardship program for 18 to 25 year olds.

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SCA CEO Jaime Matyas standing with new SCA Chief Counsel Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh at the SCA New Hampshire campus

SCA appoints Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh as Chief Counsel

(WASHINGTON D.C.) September 15, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today named Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh as its chief counsel. 

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70 Young Adults Selected as NPS Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors

WASHINGTON, DC – A group of 70 energetic, young adults are leading an effort to connect people to their national parks and public lands in support of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016.

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