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Hemlock, Pennsylvania state tree, worth a special fight

Pocono Record

Forestry scientists are engaged in a frustrating but important fight to save Pennsylvania’s state tree, the Eastern hemlock.

The...Read more

High School Students Spend Summer Building Trails in the Wilderness

US Forest Service


Student Conservation Association students; Sue Davendonis, Dominick Schiessel, Wynter Lim, Zachary Wagner-Zapelllusch, Trevor Smith,...Read more

Hire Education

National Parks Conservation Association

On a snowy March afternoon in Seward, Alaska, I lead a dozen teenagers in a writing exercise. Weʼve filled a whiteboard with “Jobs You Could Have for the NPSˮ (ranger and scientist top the list), and now the students are huddled up imagining a career for themselves. Two boys lie on the...Read more

Howling for Wolves and Voting Rights in Michigan

Huffington Post

Almost three decades ago, I spent a summer as a Student Conservation Association ranger at Isle Royale National Park, in the farthest reaches of northern Michigan. I hiked through the beautiful boreal forests of this World Heritage site, drawn there because of the stories I’d read as a...Read more

Huge swath of Angeles National Forest reopens

Times Community News

Source: Beige Luciano-Adams and Jason Wells, Times Community News

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Hunterdon County teens spend the summer building trails

MyCentralJersey

By Walter O’...Read more

Hyde Park Green Team Teens Tackle Sherrin Woods

City of Boston

Source: City of Boston

A group of a dozen local teenagers...Read more

Improving Nonprofits' Service to Veterans Who Served Their Country

SCA

Penn St, Student Conservation Association Develop “Vets-Centric” Assessment Tool; Enables Orgs to Identify Strengths, Barriers Affecting Veterans Relationships

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) November 8, 2012 —- As large numbers of military veterans transition back to...Read more

In Conservation, Youths’ Actions Speak Loudest

SCA

Editor’s note: Many in the conservation community responded with a collective “Oh, really?” when recent reports indicated young people today don’t feel the same imperative to act on behalf of the environment as previous generations....Read more

Inner City Teenagers Take a Whack at Invasive Plants

First Coast News

In the heavy humidity Wednesday, crews in a park near Crescent Beach ripped out Chinese tallow trees and Brazilian pepper plants.

“Brazilian pepper is one of the worst plant species in the entire state of Florida,” Forrest Penny explained. Penny is with the Guana Tolomato Matanzas...Read more

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