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SCA Volunteers to Keep Beach Clean at 2012 Nike US Open of Surfing

SCA/Transworld Surf

Source: Transworld Surf(HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA) July 19, 2012 — For 55 years, Student Conservation Association volunteers have helped to conserve national parks, forests, and city environments across the nation.

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The Plight Of The Plover At Cape Cod National Seashore

National Parks Traveler

Student Conservation Association interns worked on Cape Cod National Seashore this summer to educate beach-goers on piping plovers, a threatened shorebird. SCA photo.Source: National Parks Traveler, by Theresa ConnIt was early morning on Cape Cod National Seashore. I was walking cautiously along...Read more

Shaping Conservation Careers One Young Person at a Time

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Andrea Johnson and refuge seasonal biological technician Bryce Ahlers conduct a perimeter check at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge. Johnson, a Costanoan Indian, was a Student Conservation Association tribal intern at the southeastern Wyoming refuge in 2011. Credit: Kolby Magee /USFWSSource:...Read more

Conservation Leadership Corps program puts 36 teens to work in Baltimore parks

New York Times/PRNewswire

BALTIMORE, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Thirty-six Baltimore teens begin work to restore and maintain Baltimore-area parks this month as the Johnson Controls Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) program launches into its sixth year. The program provides local teens with job-readiness...Read more

Conservation Leadership Corps Creating Green Jobs for 80 Detroit Area Teens

CBS Detroit

Source: CBS Detroit LocalDETROIT — Detroit-area teens are putting their green thumbs to work thanks to Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industry leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.Eighty high school students will start participating this week in the...Read more

Conservation program helps district spread safety message

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District

Matt Mueller, Student Conservation Association intern, is shown here with one of the many children whose lives he will touch this summer. Mueller is working in the Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, focusing solely on water safety.Source: U.S.

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SCA Green Cities Working For Sustainable Future

Pittsburgh EPM

Source: Pittsburgh EPM, also see POP CityMembers of the Student Conservation Association’s (SCA) Green Cities Sustainability Corps program have fanned out throughout the region to work to implement climate action plans.

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Oh, Ranger! Parkfinder™ Mobile App to Raise Funds for SCA

Seattle Post Intelligencer

American Park Network and Ford Explorer Sponsor $150K Dollar-a-Download Campaign
WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) July 03, 2012
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, and American Park Network, creator of Oh, Ranger!

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Nestlé Waters Renews Support For Student Conservation Association Urban Conservation Efforts

PRWeb

Partnership enables 1,500 urban teens to work in green jobs and connect with nature

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Volunteers build on nature's beauty

The Register Star

Bog bridge builders Jacquelyn Hokamp, Eric Newman and Allison Lent assemble the basic elements of the bridge — sill, stringer and rebar rods hammered into the dirt to anchor things.

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