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Interior Secretary and NPS Director to Join 500 SCA Volunteers for MLK Day Clean-Up of Anacostia River

(WASHINGTON, DC) January 11, 2016 – Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis will join more than 500 young volunteers from throughout the Capital region to conduct an extensive Anacostia River clean-up and honor the memory of Martin Luther...Read more

150 SCA Volunteers to Clean-Up Schenley Park on January 18 to Commemorate MLK Day

(PITTSBURGH, PA) January 12, 2016 – More than 150 young volunteers from throughout the City of Pittsburgh will conduct an extensive clean-up at Schenley Park to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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150 SCA Volunteers to Restore Old Guadalupe Trail to Commemorate MLK Day on January 18th

(BRISBANE, CA) January 11, 2016 – More than 150 young volunteers from throughout the Bay Area will conduct an extensive restoration of the Old Guadalupe Trail to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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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

billpeduto.com

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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