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Economy Down, Service Applications Up

New Hampshire Union Leader

Amid a weak job market, organizations that offer recent college graduates opportunities to perform volunteer service are seeing significant application increases.

Through February, the City Year service program had received nearly three times as many applications as it did through...Read more

Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam: first conservationist to receive Presidential Citizens Award

Examiner.com

August 4, 1:34 PM,  by Environmental Policy ExaminerJean Williams

On August 4, President Obama rewarded 13 citizens with the prestigious honor of receiving the 2010 Presidential Citizens Award.

The awards were started in 1969 under President Nixon and have been...Read more

Under Secretary of the US Department of Agriculture at the Film Screening

Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

The Student Conservation Association joined forces recently with other advocates of youth service and stewardship at the U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters in Washington, DC for an event titled “Films about Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders.” The presentation featured...Read more

Enter the I Heart Snow Photo Contest by March 12!

SCA

The contest has now ended

Last chance! There are just four days left to enter your photo in...Read more

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.

These topics were the focus of interviews...Read more

Environmental Internships

E Magazine

Earthtalk

Dear EarthTalk: I understand that there are many internships available at environmental organizations, some involving working outdoors, some year-round with expenses paid. Where do I find these? – Jason Baar, Los Angeles, CA

Internships can provide...Read more

Environmental science lessons extended outside the classroom

Winnisquam Echo

Source: Donna Rhodes, Winnisquam Echo (pdf)

Jesse Teeter and Steven Silvestri of...Read more

Kids learning about conservation at SCA's Bear Brook facility in New Hampshire

Every Kid in a Park

President Obama today announced his “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, providing free admission to national parks and other federal lands to America’s fourth graders and their families. The program begins this fall, in connection with the National Park Service’s Centennial in 2016....Read more

Fort Clatsop at Lewis & Clarak National Historic Park

Everyday People

Daily Astorian

With more than 400 national parks in the United States, it was a competitive process to secure two bilingual interns for Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Two interns at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park are spearheading various educational and cultural programs that...Read more

Exelon Foundation and SCA Renew Partnership

(CHICAGO, IL) January 21, 2015 –More than 250 underserved high school students in Chicago and Philadelphia will enhance local parks, gain important career skills and earn a paycheck through an acclaimed summer jobs program conducted by the Student Conservation Association (SCA)...Read more

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