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 internships.”I really...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.

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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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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

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


(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


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