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A wildfire blazes in Great Smokey National Park in November, 2016.

Fire on the Mountain: a Q&A with intern Logan Boldon from Great Smoky Mountains NP

Logan, an SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador who has worked for most of the year with the communities neighboring Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is among those temporarily relocated due to deadly wildfires. We spoke with him on Wednesday morning, November 30th.
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SCA Mourns Stephen R. Kellert, Ph.D.

SCA joins the many worldwide saddened by the loss of Stephen R. Kellert, Ph.D., an influential pioneer in promoting the benefits of human connections with nature.
 
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SCA CEO Jaime B. Matyas on US Presidential Election: Official Statement

One of the most unorthodox and divisive presidential elections in US history has come to an end, its outcome leaving many astounded and unsure what comes next. There was consensus going into Tuesday however, that Americans were generally dissatisfied with the country’s direction.
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SCA Helps Chip Away at Historic Montague Building

New Jersey Herald
The steady “tink, tink” of hammer driving chisel against mortar filled the chilly morning air as a group of restoration specialists began the job of sprucing up the Neldon-Roberts Stonehouse on Route 206.
 
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Improve Youth Employment While Maintaining Our National Parks

Youth Today
by Jaime Matyas, CEO, Student Conservation Association
 
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NPS Podcast: SCA Internships

 
The National Park Service’s latest Preservation Technology Podcast features SCA interns Kim Samaniego and Lauralee Buchanan, who discuss their SCA experiences at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve in New Orleans.
 
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SCA Alum Spurs VT Neighborhood Connector Trail

Burlington Free Press
SHELBURNE - A decades-long discussion of building pathways between neighborhoods finally achieved unanimous approval by the Selectboard last month and made opening the first trail last week possible.
 
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Conservation in the City

Juan “Tony” Elizondo, a teacher in Houston, and Corrin Omowunmi, a program manager in Philadelphia, share a passion for environmental awareness, land conservation and connecting young people with nature.
 
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SCA Partners with America's Promise Alliance

Statement on new partnership:
 
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An Important Message to SCA Members re: Hurricane Matthew

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