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SCA Founder Remembers Roots of Conservation

Burlington Free Press

It began as a last-ditch proposal for a senior college thesis.

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Statement by SCA CEO Jaime Berman Matyas

Matyas Statement on Sec. Jewell Order re: Barriers

The Student Conservation Association is encouraged by Secretary Jewell’s leadership to reduce the barriers between connecting America’s young people and our public lands. As the national leader in youth conservation, SCA knows that nature provides young people with essential physical and...Read more

SCA Founder Liz Putnam presented the Robert Marshall Award from the Wilderness Society

SCA Founding President Liz Putnam Presented with The Wilderness Society’s Robert Marshall Award

(WASHINGTON, DC) February 24, 2016 – Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam, who in 1957 founded the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and sparked the American youth conservation movement, tonight received The Wilderness Society’s Robert Marshall Award at a ceremony in Washington, DC.

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Let’s Make Our Parks More Inclusive

The Dirt

Go to a national park and you may see brown bears, blue herons, or Redwood trees. But you’re less likely to see any people of color.

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Red Ant Pants founder and SCA Alum Sarah Calhoun

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 18: Sarah Calhoun

Huffington Post

Realizing you need help and learning how to ask for help are crucial skills for a founder.

And while how much money you make at a startup is a way to keep score, a successful life can’t be measured only in dollars.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Selection of Inaugural Excelsior Conservation Corps Enrollees

LongIsland.com

Albany, NY - January 20, 2016 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the selection of enrollees for New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a new AmeriCorps environmental education and stewardship program for 18 to 25 year olds.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Selection of Inaugural Excelsior Conservation Corps Enrollees

50 Participants to Undertake Environmental Stewardship Projects at 63 State Parks and DEC sites

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SCA Crewmembers in Chicago help clean up Hegewisch Marsh

Cultivating a new generation of conservationists

BP Magazine

BP America is donating $1 million over two years to the nonprofit Student Conservation Association (SCA) for environmental projects in Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

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Volunteers at SCA's MLK Day of Service at Anacostia Park in Washington, DC

Video: Volunteers Clean Up Anacostia Park on MLK Day

NBC News Washington DC

What’s powerful enough to bring 600+ volunteers to a windy park in 20 degree weather to pick up trash on what’s supposed to be a day off work?

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500 SCA Volunteers to Clean-Up Jamaica Bay Coastline on Saturday, January 16 to Commemorate MLK Day

(BROOKLYN, NY) January 11, 2016 – More than 500 young volunteers from across New York City will conduct an extensive coastal clean-up project at Gateway National Recreation Area to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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