SCA Crewmembers at a Pittsburgh park

Pittsburgh’s Resiliency in an Age of Climate Change

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

By adopting the historic Paris climate accord, the world’s nations have agreed to work together for the good of the planet.

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Forest Service workers battle wildfires in the northwest. SCA provides a pathway to careers in the Forest Service and other Federal Agencies.

SCA alumni bring career hopes to Forest Service Job Fair

King 5 Television News

SEATTLE — The indoor set-up at the Yesler Community Center on Friday was for the most competitive outdoor jobs.

The U.S. Forest Service planned to hold a job fair Friday evening for 1,000 seasonal jobs.

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SCA Intern surveying the land

Conservation Leadership Impact Measures

CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
In June, CIRCLE launched a new initiative to connect research and practice by hosting conversations fueled by views from the field. We were thrilled by the response to our first call for interest on guest posts about impact measures.
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SCA Crew in Chilly Slough Wetlands sitting on the Jack leg fence they just completed.

Chilly Slough Wetland Conservation Project

Bureau of Land Management

Chilly Slough is one of the few remaining examples of natural, high desert, spring-fed wetland. The wetland is created by a combination of flat, valley-bottom topography and abundant spring water.

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SCA Crewmembers in Pittsburgh replanting a green area

Cause an Effect: Raise Funds for SCA

The mission of the Student Conservation Association (SCA) is to build the next generation of conservation leaders.

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SCA Intern Kathryn Averette and NPS Ranger K.C. Kirkman clean a headstone at Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg memorial stones cleaned in time for Veterans Day

Herald Mail

SHARPSBURG — Sharpsburg may be a stone’s throw from the Antietam National Battlefield — the site of the bloodiest single-day battle in American history — but it’s the memorial stones in Town Square that are getting some much-needed attention.

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Big Steps Forward for State Parks

Sacramento Bee

On Wednesday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed two important measures that will help move California’s world-class state park system and its steward, the Department of Parks and Recreation, forward in the 21st century.

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Putting a Love of the Outdoors into Action

Mountain News

Some people are fortunate to find their passion early in life. Connor Stack, a senior at Rim High, is just such a person.

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SCA's Centennial Volunteer Ambassador for Lake Mead, Chris Mirque

New Lake Mead ambassador AmeriCorps volunteer

Boulder City Review

After graduating college in Michigan and living in Chicago for more than a year, Chris Mirque decided the Midwest wasn’t cutting it for him.

So the then-22 year-old packed his bags and took a job with AmeriCorps, ultimately leading him to Boulder City.

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SCA Member Jeremy Taitano has been selected as the recipient of The North Face "NEVER STOP" Campaign. Here he is holding some salamanders.

The North Face Partnership Gives Youth, Veterans Opportunities to Work on Public Lands

Department of Interior Blog

Today, The North Face announced a $100,000 donation on behalf of conservation corps heroes as part of the company’s continued commitment to care for public lands and recognize inspiring people through the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (...Read more


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