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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.

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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.

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Dallas CLC Kicks Off

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Danbury teens help on Ives Trail

The News-Times

Source: The News-Times, by Eileen FitzGeraldDANBURY — Seventeen-year-old Ehi Osagie doesn’t pretend to be an outdoorsman, but he’s proud of his work as part of a crew that helped build a bridge and clear brush for the Ives Trail this summer.The Danbury High School graduate,...Read more

DEC announces program to protect backcountry hikers and campers

syracuse.com

Backcountry recreationists and the state’s natural resources will both receive a higher level of protection thanks to the creation of the Backcountry Stewards Internship Program, a new partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the reinstatement of the Assistant Forest...Read more

Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps to Expand

SCA

(DETROIT, MI) February 8, 2013 —- Lessons in conservation, sustainability, and environmental justice will be passed on by Detroit youth to Detroit youth, thanks to a new partnership between The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Student Conservation Association (SCA).A $25...Read more

Detroit Trails: Eliza Howell Park Gets Makeover From Young Trail Blazers

Huffington Post

Source: By David Sands, Huffington Post DetroitAlthough the re-emergence of Detroit’s wilderness has been the subject of a feature film, the story of its young urban trailblazers is much less well known.This summer, a crew of Detroit youth restored and extended a woodland trail...Read more

Discover the Power of Parks in NH

ALLENSTOWN, N.H. — The 2016 Discover the Power of Parks nature programs will begin the last weekend in June and continue into the fall to help connect the public with nature in the park.
 
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Distant woods focus one young man on helping Homewood

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

I’ve lived in Homewood for all of my 21 years. It’s one of Pittsburgh’s poorest, most crime-infested neighborhoods. Opportunities for young people are few, and role models are even fewer. That’s exactly why I plan to stay here.

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Diversity in the National Park System

Talent Management

The sad truth regarding American National Parks is that relatively few minorities visit them or work there. Inclusivity is a problem, and the Student Conservation Association is a working towards remedying it.

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