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Take a Hike and Explore your Identity

Huffpost Voces

by Tomás Deza

This year the scale that weighs my two identities was finally balanced. I have lived the same number of years in the United States as in Argentina, where I grew up. To commemorate this anniversary, I became a citizen of the United States in July. Like me, hundreds of...Read more

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County park rangers program dubbed success

TribLive

Pittsburgh hopes to have park rangers patrolling Riverview Park in the North Side next year as the city and Allegheny County expand their first-year programs.

Pittsburgh and the county started ranger programs this summer in an effort to provide security and an “extra sense of...Read more

City of Rocks Reopens High-Elevation Loop Trail

MagicValley.com

ALMO • A visiting work crew this month reopened a trail at City of Rocks National Reserve that hadn’t been maintained for perhaps a decade.

The reopened trail segment completes a 1.2-mile loop from the 7,874-foot-high Indian Grove Overlook at the north end of the park, down to the...Read more

Crew begins taking down Marcy Dam

Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - An iconic High Peaks vantage point is vanishing. A work crew began a five-year process this week to remove Marcy Dam, which was damaged during Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, causing the pond above it to drain.

The dam across Marcy Brook is located along the Van...Read more

Governor Cuomo Launches Excelsior Conservation Corps Environmental Stewardship Program

LongIsland.com

Albany, NY - September 15, 2015 - Governor Cuomo announced the launch of New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a new AmeriCorps environmental education and stewardship program for 18 to 25 year olds. Once enrolled in the program, members will perform meaningful environmental projects...Read more

The Excelsior Conservation Corps, a joint program with SCA, AmeriCorps and New York State,  will restore, enhance and protect New York's natural resources.

Governor Cuomo Launches Excelsior Conservation Corps

Governor Cuomo announced the launch of New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a new AmeriCorps environmental education and stewardship program for 18 to 25 year olds. Once enrolled in the program, members will perform meaningful environmental projects across New York State while gaining...Read more

SCA CEO Jaime Matyas standing with new SCA Chief Counsel Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh at the SCA New Hampshire campus

SCA appoints Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh as Chief Counsel

(WASHINGTON D.C.) September 15, 2015 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today named Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh as its chief counsel. 

Most recently, Gonzalez-McIntosh served as senior vice president and general counsel...Read more

70 Young Adults Selected as NPS Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors

WASHINGTON, DC – A group of 70 energetic, young adults are leading an effort to connect people to their national parks and public lands in support of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016. The National Park Service (NPS) Centennial...Read more

SCA and West Monroe Partners mark 9/11 Day of Service

SEATTLE, WA – September 10, 2015—More than 60 volunteers from the Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, and West Monroe Partners, a leading business and technology consulting firm, will commemorate the September 11th National Day...Read more

American Express Announces Grant to SCA to Help Preserve More Than 200,000 Acres of Parkland

Program kicks off with a ‘Servabration’ in honor of the National Park Service’s 99th Birthday on the National...Read more

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