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Ten young Norwalkers improve trail at Cranbury Park as part of summer jobs program

The Hour

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C.J. Goulding, SCA Alumnus

The Fierce Urgency of Nature

Children & Nature Network

In August, more than 50 people came together on Washington’s Bainbridge Island for the Children & Nature Network’s Natural Leaders Legacy Camp, held at the Islandwood campus.

Connecting people to the natural world was the central theme. We learned about leadership styles,...Read more

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

Press Release

Join us for a special sneak preview of the new fall PBS series, “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” by award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns and his longtime collaborator Dayton Duncan.

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The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees

Washington Post

Peter Baker of the New York Times — and formerly of The Washington Post — was the pool reporter for President Obama’s tree planting event with the Student Conservation Association this afternoon. His report:

No news, but some...Read more

The Plight Of The Plover At Cape Cod National Seashore

National Parks Traveler


Student Conservation Association interns worked on Cape Cod National Seashore this summer to educate beach-goers on piping plovers, a...Read more

The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Huffington Post

Growing up in the Petworth section of the District of Columbia, I was 10 years old before I saw my first real park. I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my salvation from the drugs and violence that were ravaging my community. It would have been preposterous then to think...Read more

The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Huffington Post

Growing up in the Petworth section of the District of Columbia, I was 10 years old before I saw my first real park. I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my salvation from the drugs and violence that were ravaging my community. It would...Read more

The remaking of history: Renovation progresses on Thornburg farm

The Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, NC

ASHEBORO — A crew of military veterans recently spent about a month in Randolph County preserving history.

The men and women replaced the roof, repaired windows and tackled other renovations at a 19th-century farmhouse at the Thornburg Trailhead on the...Read more

The Top-Rated Environmental Charities

Planet Green

Do you have one of those friends who doesn’t donate to charity because he’s so darn sure that the money just goes to waste? “They just spend all the charity money on candy,” says your friend. He may not say that, but I’m sure he says something equally bizarre.

But...Read more

These campers make us all happy

NH Union Leader

Six hundred and seventy tires dumped at Rock Rimmon are now gone, thanks to a group of Manchester high school students and their mentors from the Student Conservation Association....Read more

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