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Governor Cuomo Launches Excelsior Conservation Corps

Governor Cuomo announced the launch of New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a new AmeriCorps environmental education and stewardship program for 18 to 25 year olds. Once enrolled in the program, members will perform meaningful environmental projects across New York State while gaining...Read more

Governor Cuomo Announces Selection of Inaugural Excelsior Conservation Corps Enrollees

50 Participants to Undertake Environmental Stewardship Projects at 63 State Parks and DEC sites

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the selection of enrollees for New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a...Read more

Governor Cuomo Announces Selection of Inaugural Excelsior Conservation Corps Enrollees

LongIsland.com

Albany, NY - January 20, 2016 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the selection of enrollees for New York State’s Excelsior Conservation Corps, a new AmeriCorps environmental education and stewardship program for 18 to 25 year olds. Members enrolled in the program will perform meaningful...Read more

Golden rule at Gold Basin

HeraldNet

A group cleaning at the campground near Verlot gets unexpected help

By Katya Yefimova, ...Read more

Going Half-Way

The Non-Profit Times

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) allows high school and college students on conservation projects, like restoring national parks and urban green spaces, across the country. The Charlestown, N.H.-based organization has the students send personal, handwritten thank-you letters to mid-...Read more

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

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