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SCA Member William Moore III working with kids at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Refuge Notebook: Refuge intern has best summer by far

Peninsula Calrion

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

I didn’t know what to expect when I accepted the visitor services internship at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. I’m from Oklahoma, also known as the Sooner State. I grew up in a fairly large city so I can’t help that I’m a city kid. My supervisor...Read more

The North Face Unveils "Never Stop," First Global Campaign in Company History

THE NORTH FACE UNVEILS “NEVER STOP,” FIRST GLOBAL CAMPAIGN IN COMPANY HISTORY

U.S. campaign continues partnership with the Department of the Interior honoring four 21st Century Conservation Service Corps members making a difference in their communities

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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.

Through the partnership, North Face is providing $25,000 grants to four corps, which are...Read more

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

This year the scale that weighs my two identities was finally balanced. I have lived the same number of years in the United States as in Argentina, where I grew up. To commemorate this anniversary, I became a citizen of the United States in July. Like me, hundreds of...Read more

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.

Pittsburgh and the county started ranger programs this summer in an effort to provide security and an “extra sense of...Read more

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.

The reopened trail segment completes a 1.2-mile loop from the 7,874-foot-high Indian Grove Overlook at the north end of the park, down to the...Read more

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.

The dam across Marcy Brook is located along the Van...Read more

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. Once enrolled in the program, members will perform meaningful environmental projects...Read more

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. 

Most recently, Gonzalez-McIntosh served as senior vice president and general counsel...Read more

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