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Getting to know a local park a little bit better

Mother Nature Network

By Allie Taylor, SCA Crew Leader, for MNN.com

SCA is employing Milwaukee teens to maintain county parks

Between June and August, high school...Read more

Gary workshop teaches benefits of rain barrels

Post-Tribune

Visitors to the recent Rain Barrel and Rain Garden Workshop at the Douglas Environmental Center in Gary gained more than just information about recycling water and building a rain garden. They also learned exactly what to plant in those gardens, and received a rain barrel for their home....Read more

Future conservationists help out at Heinz refuge

Philadelphia Inquirer

At the beginning of a work week that promised hot, steamy days, five high school students put on bug repellent, yellow hard hats, gardening gloves, and work boots before Monday’s shift at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge...Read more

FSU grad finds inspiration in nature, internship

Tallahassee.com

Source: tallahassee.com

Tallahassee native Neal George recalls spending many a summer day enjoying the city’s great outdoors.

“My parents would say...Read more

From Visitor To Advocate: A Student’s Journey Through National Parks

As I was growing up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the “kid’s corner” of our garage contained a shiny blue butterfly net, several empty Smuckers jars, and some plastic magnifying glasses pulled from children’s books on insects. The picture books on bugs, whales, birds, and other animals were...Read more

From NASA to the Vatican: 10 Amazing Internships

Business News

Sick of waiting tables at the local crab shack over summer break? It doesn’t have to be this way.

You could be gaining professional experience and potentially having the time of your life — with the right summer internship.

Whether you want to be an...Read more

Former Collegiate Runners Make Impact with SCA

Keene Equinox

Mount Rainier
Photo by brewbooks -...Read more

Five questions with Courtney Hayes

The Frederick News-Post

Courtney Hayes, of Frederick, recently volunteered with the national Student Conservation Association, which provides high school and college students with opportunities to promote environmental stewardship through community service.

What sparked your interest in...Read more

Cape Cod National Seashore

Find Your Park, Find Yourself

Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod is one of the most popular destinations in all of Massachusetts. People endure hours in their cars for a single moment on its shores. But how many of us really know this place?

Most visitors, and even many locals, are unaware of the Cape’s native Wampanoag culture. Or that...Read more

Padre Island National Seashore float at recent Mardi Gras parade

Find a Treasure at Padre Island National Seashore

Corpus Christi Caller Times
 
“I didn’t know we had a national park here!”
 
You have no idea how many times I’ve heard that since arriving last summer at Padre Island National Seashore. I’m an intern, a Centennial Volunteer Ambassador, charged with community outreach in...Read more

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