Wildlife advocate lives his dreams

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Stacy Noland fell in love with the Pacific Northwest when he was living in Chicago in the 1970s.

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Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)

Press Release

October 14-16, 2009, Durham, North Carolina — Register NowSCA is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 16th annual Wilderness Risk Managers Conference, to be held in Durham, North Carolina October 14 - 16, 2009.

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Wilderness Risk Management Conference


SCA’s Laura Herrin at WRMC ‘10Photo: Brian FabelThis year’s conference will take place in Boston, MA October 5-7Since the very first gathering in 1994, the Wilderness Risk Management Conference has grown to be an annual focal point where the leaders in wilderness risk management...Read more

Wilderness First Responder Course


SCA will be hosting Aerie Backcountry Medicine, our preferred provider of wilderness medical training, for a Wilderness First Responder course here in Charlestown from March 13-21, 2010. Aerie’s 72-hour Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is designed for outdoor professionals and...Read more

Why Harvard Encourages Gap Years

The Washington Post
Now that Malia Obama is planning to take a gap year after high school and before starting college at Harvard University in 2017, some questions arise: What exactly do students do while on a gap year? What do colleges think of them?
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WHITEWATER: Jobs program allows trail improvements

The Press Enterprise

By GAIL WESSON - The Press-Enterprise - View full article and slideshowDeep in Whitewater Canyon near where the desert meets the San Gorgonio Pass, nonprofit groups and federal land management agencies met Friday to celebrate the half way point of trail maintenance by about 60 young adults along...Read more

What The Conservation Of National Parks Teaches Us About Ourselves

The Huffington Post
by Jaime B. Matyas, President & CEO, SCA
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SCA climate change intern Nancy Fernandez

What Meriwether Lewis's Journals Tell Us About Today's Climate

Portland Tribune
In early March 1806, the Corps of Discovery led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark waited out the winter at Fort Clatsop, near the mouth of the Columbia River five miles southwest of present-day Astoria.
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Web Essay: A logical transition for veterans

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

After graduating from high school in Williamson, Wayne County, I did combat tours with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan and Iraq. But like the thousands of other vets returning to upstate New York, I was left wondering what to do next. Where could I put my military training to best use?

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We're celebrating 40 years of Southwest Airlines with 40 conservation service projects in 25 locations


We’re celebrating 40 years of Southwest Airlines with 40 conservation service projects in 25 locations.

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