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Routt National Forest work helps veterans transition to civilian life

Craig Daily Press

Steamboat Springs — After spending a year deployed with the Army in Iraq, Elder Pyatt had to adjust to civilian life when he finished his service in 2008.Life in the military moves much faster, said Pyatt, who served to earn money for college.“There is an adjustment period,” he said.In the Army...Read more

Rugged work with SCA trail crew rewarding

Bangor Daily News

By Brad Viles, Special to the NEWSThey’ve been sighted by hikers on Bigelow this summer. You might have seen them if you took a family hike to Gulf Hagas. They were there, too. If you backpacked on the Appalachian Trail in the “100-mile wilderness” from Monson to Abol Bridge, you would...Read more

Rutgers students apply studies, provide Sandy relief, as volunteers of Student Conservation Association

myCentralJersey.com

The damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in October was debilitating and widespread. Many New Jersey students and their families felt the immediate effects of the storm, but were unable to lend a hand during the school year.

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S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Student Conservation Association

Digital Journal

PRWEB.COM Newswire — Funding Will Expand Youth Conservation Programs, Collaborations throughout Bay Area(OAKLAND, CA) August 27, 2012 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has received a $500,000 grant from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation to expand its engagement of...Read more

Salazar Begins Implementation of Interior’s $3 Billion in Economic Recovery

Cherry Creek News

Focus on Job Creation and Accountability in Conservation of National TreasuresWASHINGTON, D.C.

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SCA 'Ecostewards' find ways to keep earth from sliding away

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

By Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAmid blowing snow Sunday in Riverview Park, 20 Urban EcoStewards installed what field ecologist Brian Dolney called “a low-tech solution” to erosion.The field workshop, which attracted current and newly minted stewards, was one of a continuing series...Read more

SCA Alum Reaches All Three "Poles" to Raise Awareness for Climate Change

The Cornell Daily Sun

By Jin Sing, The Cornell SunLarsen is the first American to reach all three “poles” and the first person ever to accomplish this feat within one year.

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SCA Alum Spurs VT Neighborhood Connector Trail

Burlington Free Press
SHELBURNE - A decades-long discussion of building pathways between neighborhoods finally achieved unanimous approval by the Selectboard last month and made opening the first trail last week possible.
 
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SCA Alumna Dana Soehn on NPR's Here & Now

Here & Now
As the National Park Service turns 100 years old, Here & Now is taking a close look at some of the country’s most distinctive parks. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which straddles the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, is the nation’s most-visited park.
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SCA Alumna featured in Winds of Change

Winds of Change

This article appears in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’sSpring 2012 issue of Winds of Change.
Valentina Vavages, Tohono O’odham, grew up surrounded by nature on the reservation in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. She recalls hiking up nearby mountains during...Read more

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