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Green Jobs, Green Economy

By Kendall Schwartz


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A city garden is growing

Thirty volunteers with the Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization that involves youths in conservation and greening projects, will also help with the clearing and the planting.

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Lassen park will get $15.7 million in stimulus money

“We’re very excited about this because we’ll be able to hire a bunch of local labor and also additional summer interns through the Student Conservation Association to work on our projects,” said Jim Milestone, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area superintendent.

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Baltimore City Teen Has Special Earth Day

BALTIMORE (WJZ) This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.

As Mike Schuh reports, the City College junior’s passion for the environment led him to a national stage.

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The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees

Peter Baker of the New York Times — and formerly of The Washington Post — was the pool reporter for President Obama’s tree planting event with the Student Conservation Association this afternoon. His report:

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President Obama and VIP Volunteers Join SCA to Mark Serve America Act, Earth Day

First Lady, Vice President Biden, President Clinton, Among Dignitaries Joining SCA Members in Tree Planting at Kenilworth Park

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Preserving Our National Parks

By Alicia Brewster

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Earth Day isn't just for hippies

“Jill Kolodzne and Ron Hassel from the Student Conservation Association were among those enjoying the beautiful day. They explained that through the festival they are able to network with volunteers for their program.

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Students recognized for making diversity a priority

“Another senior from Garfield, Chinese American Alexander Ching has contributed more than 100 hours of volunteer work at the UW Medical Center. He participates in various community service activities and is also a member of the Student Conservation Association.

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Going Half-Way

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) allows high school and college students on conservation projects, like restoring national parks and urban green spaces, across the country.

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