Burlington mother and son team up for conservation

Burlington Free Press

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FSU grad finds inspiration in nature, internship

Source: tallahassee.comTallahassee native Neal George recalls spending many a summer day enjoying the city’s great outdoors.“My parents would say, ‘OK, that’s enough TV for the day, go outside,’ ” he said. “So I would go.”All that time spent outside didn’t go to waste.

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Hyde Park Green Team Teens Tackle Sherrin Woods

City of Boston

Source: City of BostonA group of a dozen local teenagers recently celebrated their graduation from a unique summer program after spending six weeks working as a “Green Team” tasked with maintaining and improving the Sherrin Woods Urban Wild in Hyde Park.Overseen by the Boston Parks and...Read more

A Day in the Life of an SCA Intern

Seward City News

Source: Seward City NewsThe Student Conservation Association (SCA) mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders by engaging young people in hands-on internship opportunities.The best part about day-to-day life as a SCA Intern is that you’re never quite sure what you’ll be...Read more

Teens Complete Addition to Camden's Community Gardens


Student Conservation Association Summer Jobs Program Enables Local Youth to “Show the Good in Their City”(CAMDEN, NJ) August 28, 2012—-Six weeks under an often blazing sun in Camden’s community gardens was about to come to an end, but 16-year-old Brandon Robinson insisted it was only the...Read more

Park Hosts Native American SCA Crew

NPS Digest

Source: NPS DigestCanyon de Chelly National Monument and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) joined together for a second summer to host an all Native American high school work crew, providing the local youth with valuable job and service-learning experience that enriched their lives and...Read more

S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Student Conservation Association

Digital Journal

PRWEB.COM Newswire — Funding Will Expand Youth Conservation Programs, Collaborations throughout Bay Area(OAKLAND, CA) August 27, 2012 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has received a $500,000 grant from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation to expand its engagement of...Read more

Baltimore Teens Trade Summer in the City for Conservation in the Wilderness


Student Conservation Association Crew Hard at Work in New Mexico’s Carson National ForestCarson National Forest, NM (PRWEB) August 20, 2012They traveled 2,000 miles from home, trading high-rise buildings for towering trees, city lights for twinkling stars, and an urban cacophony for the melodies...Read more

Detroit Trails: Eliza Howell Park Gets Makeover From Young Trail Blazers

Huffington Post

Source: By David Sands, Huffington Post DetroitAlthough the re-emergence of Detroit’s wilderness has been the subject of a feature film, the story of its young urban trailblazers is much less well known.This summer, a crew of Detroit youth restored and extended a woodland trail...Read more

As New York Teens Preserve City's Past, They Step Toward the Future


Student Conservation Association (SCA) Summer Conservation Jobs Provide Path to Professional ProsperityNew York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2012One of the hottest summers in New York City history hasn’t stopped these twelve teens from preserving precious pieces of New York City’s history.The often...Read more


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