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Helping nature while learning skills: Youth spend summer building a nature trail in Veterans Memorial Park

Bridgeport News

Written by Brad DurrellMayor Bill Finch talks to Student Conservation Association program participant Chris Diaz about the trail work at Veterans Memorial Park in the North End.Joseph Martinez got a taste of the real world this summer.The 17-year-old participated in the Student Conservation...Read more

Help SCA and the Pittsburgh Pirates Plant a Community Garden

SCA

Please vote now!Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates and City of Pittsburgh asking Pittsburghers to vote for McCutchen’s Pepsi Refresh ProjectAndrew McCutchen and the Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that they have partnered with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, the City of Pittsburgh...Read more

Hazelwood Play Trail will be first in the city with 10 (very cool) playscapes

Next Pittsburgh

Fred Rogers understood play as a serious teacher of valuable life lessons, calling it “the true work of childhood.”

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Hazelwood kids’ first foray into wild leaves lasting impression

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Curtis Love had some serious questions earlier this month as he stood in the parking lot of the Hazelwood Carnegie Library branch, located above a laundromat and across from more than a handful of vacant and graffiti-tagged storefronts.

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Pittsburgh Community Crew Student at Work

Hazelwood Kids First Foray into Wild Leaves Lasting Impression

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Curtis Love had some serious questions earlier this month as he stood in the parking lot of the Hazelwood Carnegie Library branch, located above a laundromat and across from more than a handful of vacant and graffiti-tagged storefronts.

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Hamtramck Community Cleanup w/SCA & Destination America 6/20

(HAMTRAMCK, MI.)—Hamtramck firefighters, school employees and others dedicated to restoring Veterans Park are getting an extra hand – in fact, hundreds of them.

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Groups See Boost in Community Service for MLK Day

The Washington Post
Some community organizations, churches and schools hosting service projects throughout the nation this weekend in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day say they are experiencing an increase in participation.
 
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Hannah Dustin Memorial Site in Boscawen NH, where SCA members are cleaning brush

Group works to clean up brush at Hannah Dustin Memorial site

Concord Monitor

Trevor Nelson stood on the Hannah Dustin Memorial site island Thursday morning and looked through the trees lining the island, out to the Merrimack River near its convergence with the Contoocook River.

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Green Tweets

Mashable.com

Twitter has a huge green community. There are green media, green companies, and green charities all active on the microblogging service, as well as a whole bunch of individual environmentalists and green bloggers.

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Green Jobs, Green Economy

Upland Tales

By Kendall SchwartzGreen jobs seem to be the wave of the future. The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has led the way in connecting youth to jobs in the growing “green economy” for 51 years.

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