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

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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 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

SCA Alumna Goes for Thru-Hiking's Triple Crown

(East Glacier, MT) June 23, 2016 – It’s an elite feat requiring elite feet, as well as stamina, skill and smarts. 
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SCA Alumna Named Top Graduate in UMaine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

UMaine News

“Summer internships are the most important thing,” Woods says.

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SCA Alumna's Devotion to Sea Turtles Pays Off

NBC News
During the summer, Donna Shaver often sleeps on the job — so she can nurture the thousands of incubating sea turtle eggs in her care.
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Forest Service workers battle wildfires in the northwest. SCA provides a pathway to careers in the Forest Service and other Federal Agencies.

SCA alumni bring career hopes to Forest Service Job Fair

King 5 Television News

SEATTLE — The indoor set-up at the Yesler Community Center on Friday was for the most competitive outdoor jobs.

The U.S. Forest Service planned to hold a job fair Friday evening for 1,000 seasonal jobs.

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