Chris Burgess, a volunteer with the Student Conservation Association, uses a high-pressure hose to clear a space beneath a North Key Largo tree in a pilot program to create potential nesting areas for endangered Key Largo woodrats. Photo by Kevin Wadlow

Key Largo woodrats get prefab homes

Florida Keys Keynoter

Hydraulics may help create new habitat for the endangered Key Largo woodrat.

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SCA: New Leadership Roles in Charlestown

Student Conservation Association Announces New and Expanded Leadership Roles at Charlestown, NH Facility

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SCA’s Chicago Program Wins $25,000 Grant from Archer Daniels Midland Company

(CHICAGO, IL) January 27, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association has received a $25,000 grant from ADM Cares, the social investment program of Archer Daniels Midland Company.  The funding will support SCA’s engagement of under-served Chicago teenagers in hands-on...Read more

SCA Announces New Roles for Seattle-Based Executives

(SEATTLE, WA) January 26, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, reports two long-time members of its Seattle leadership team have been assigned to new and expanded national roles.

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SCA Names Two to Senior Posts

(ARLINGTON, VA) January 22, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has announced two senior appointments:

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Wildlife advocate lives his dreams

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Stacy Noland fell in love with the Pacific Northwest when he was living in Chicago in the 1970s.

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Exelon Foundation and SCA Renew Partnership

(CHICAGO, IL) January 21, 2015 –More than 250 underserved high school students in Chicago and Philadelphia will enhance local parks, gain important career skills and earn a paycheck through an acclaimed summer jobs program conducted by the Student Conservation Association (SCA)...Read more

Secretary Jewell and NPS Director Jarvis join SCA for MLK Day Event

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) January 19, 2015 —- US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis joined more than 400 Student Conservation Association volunteers at Anacostia Park in Washington, DC on Monday, Jan.

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Valerie Naylor, superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and SCA Alum. Photo by April Baumgarten

Naylor reflects on career with the National Park Service

Bismarck Tribune

MEDORA, N.D. — Valerie Naylor says she was not pursuing a career when she volunteered at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, but she found one.

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Under Secretary of the US Department of Agriculture at the Film Screening

Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

The Student Conservation Association joined forces recently with other advocates of youth service and stewardship at the U.S.

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