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American Water's 125th Anniversary Education Campaign Helped Raise Public Awareness of the Value of Water

MarketWatch.com

VOORHEES, N.J., Jan 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — On the heels of its 125th Anniversary year, American Water is revealing the results of a year-long, nationwide campaign to educate and raise awareness about the value of water.

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Join SCA in Seattle on Jan 11 to Celebrate the Elwha Dam Removal

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SCA alum and Elwha River dam community affairs intern Evan Escamilla will also be on hand to celebrate the dismantling of two dams blocked for nearly 100 years.
SCA Community Affairs Intern Evan Escamilla coordinated outreach this past summer at the Elwha River dam removal project at...Read more

Biologist dedicates her life to raising Kemp's ridley turtles, saving a species

Caller-Times

By Mark Collette, Caller-Times (excerpted)
CORPUS CHRISTI - For 31 years, one woman has been a savior, advocate, dogged researcher, champion and mother for a creature that once teetered on the brink of extinction.Now, after all those years, it looks like her babies are growing up.
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SCA's Laura Herrin named to federal panel Shaping 21st Century Youth Conservation Corps

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Herrin to recommend strategies for expanding national service and career opportunities for young people
(WASHINGTON, DC) December 15, 2011- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has announced the appointment of SCA Director of...Read more

Veterans get wildland fire training to help transition back to civilian life

The Daily Courier

By Joanna Dodder Nellans, This article originally appeared on The Daily Courier

A new program on Arizona’s national forests is trying to help put a dent in the high unemployment rate for young veterans while fostering environmental conservation education.
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SCA endorses Obama Nomination of Wendy Spencer to Lead CNCS

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Teen gives his all in name of conservation

Lake County News-Sun

Re-posted fromThe Lake County News-SunHere’s a shout-out to Geoffrey Clark of Zion for lending nature a helping hand.The 18-year-old high-school student spent a month working for the Student Conservation Association on the Blue Ridge Parkway in West Virginia near the Appalachian Trail.The...Read more

Canyon de Chelly National Monument Hosts First Native American SCA Crew

Indian Country Today

Re-posted from Indian Country Today Media Network, LLCBy ICTMN StaffThe eight-member all Native American Conservation Crew with their three crew leaders.For five weeks over the summer, an all Native American crew of Arizona high school students learned about Canyon de Chelly in Tsaile, Arizona....Read more

SCA to Present Field, Partner Sessions at WRMC

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SCA to Present Field, Partner Sessions at WRMC
Learn more, register now for Boston conference Oct 5-7

SCA Risk Management Director Steve Smith will co-present Short-Circuit: When Administrative Vision Doesn’t Translate into Field Practices with Outward Bound’s...Read more

SCA and Southwest Airlines Hit the Trail in Florida

News 13 Panama City

From WMBB News 13 Panama City, FLThe Florida Forest Service and Florida Trail Association took advantage of Southwest Airlines’ 40th Anniversary celebration Monday. A dozen local volunteers from the airline pitched in to clear 3 miles of trails in Pine Log State Forest. The local project was...Read more

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