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Conservation Leadership Corps Creating Green Jobs for 80 Detroit Area Teens

CBS Detroit

Source: CBS Detroit Local

DETROIT — Detroit-area teens are putting their green thumbs to work thanks to Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology...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

SCA Intern surveying the land

Conservation Leadership Impact Measures

CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
In June, CIRCLE launched a new initiative to connect research and practice by hosting conversations fueled by views from the field. We were thrilled by the response to our first call for interest on guest posts about impact measures. Below is the second post in this series, which will...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....Read more

Conversations with Gardner: Seeking internships

The Arbiter Online

Hanging in the Communication Building, a flyer for conservation internships directs students to graduate teaching assistant Wayne Rysavy.

As an alumnus of the Student Conservation Association, he informs students of various opportunities available to them through ...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

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. Meet one all-female SCA crew, whose work is helping the environment and giving them the skills to forge a career in the...Read more

Lizzie Cato of Raleigh, North Carolina, checks the levelness of a log that will be the base for a walking bridge. Photo Credit: Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Cutting to the Corps

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

JAFFREY — A short walk from the entrance to Children’s Woods on Stratton Road, there are a group of people busily working among huge logs of hemlock. The logs have been felled and dragged to their current location to become the base of a walking bridge. Six volunteers are steadily stripping the...Read more

Dale Penny on President Obama's Public Lands Budget

The Student Conservation Association salutes President Obama for advancing a federal budget that responsibly provides for some of America’s most iconic and irreplaceable assets: our public lands.

The President’s spending proposal, which includes more than $50 million for youth...Read more

Dallas CLC Kicks Off

Dallas News 8 Now...Read more

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