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Memorial Held for SCA Alumna Slain in Afghanistan

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Student volunteers working at Hopewell site

By Darrin Youker, Reading Eagle

Chae-Young Yhm of South Korea is spending part of her summer vacation breaking rocks in Berks County.

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Doing the dirty work

SCA work crews give back by improving backcountry trails and campsites

By MIKE LYNCH, Enterprise Outdoors Writer

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Johnson Controls Sponsors Conservation Leadership Corps for 70 Milwaukee Youth

MILWAUKEE, Aug.

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Kids go nuts over nature

Naval Station Everett’s Child and Youth Programs invite children 5 to 12 years old to come out Tuesday through Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for half-day camps throughout the summer at the Smokey Point Support Complex in Marysville.

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Vassar alumna Elizabeth Putnam ’55 receives the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal at White House ceremony, August 4, 2010.

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—On August 4 in a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama awarded Student Conservation Association (SCA) founder and Vassar College alumna Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam ’55 the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal for “performing exemplary deeds of service for her country

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Vermonter wins Presidential award

Wednesday, August 4, 2010, by Nicole Gaudiano, Free Press Washington Writer

WASHINGTON — In 1955, Elizabeth “Liz” Putnam proposed having student volunteers help maintain national parks for her senior thesis at Vassar College.

She received an A.

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Shaftsbury resident Putnam honored for lifetime commitment to conservation

 

Wednesday August 4, 2010, by Neal P. Goswamim

SHAFTSBURY — Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam became the first conservationist to win the Presidential Citizens Medal Wednesday at a White House event with 12 other 2010 award winners.

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Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam: first conservationist to receive Presidential Citizens Award

August 4, 1:34 PM,  by Environmental Policy ExaminerJean Williams

On August 4, President Obama rewarded 13 citizens with the prestigious honor of receiving the 2010 Presidential Citizens Award.

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A Conservation Visionary At Last Honored By Obama Today

by Jess Leber August 04, 2010 09:19 AM (PT) Topics: Environmental Activism, Forests, Wildlife

The year was 1955, long before national service had a model in the Peace Corps, and more than a decade before Earth Day even existed.

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