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Audubon Announces 2009 Rachel Carson Award Winners

The National Audubon Society

New York, NY, May 5, 2009 - The National Audubon Society will honor six exceptional women with the Rachel Carson Award at its sixth annual Women in Conservation Luncheon at The Plaza in New York City on May 19. 

Audubon established this distinguished award in 2004 to honor...Read more

Backcountry stewards, assistant forest rangers will patrol outdoors

Adirondack Daily Enterprise

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Baltimore City Teen Has Special Earth Day

WJZ-TV

BALTIMORE (WJZ) This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.

As Mike Schuh reports, the City College junior’s passion for the environment led him to a national stage.

The president came to a tree planting—not because they...Read more

Baltimore Teens Trade Summer in the City for Conservation in the Wilderness

PRWeb

Carson National Forest, NM (PRWEB) August 20, 2012;  They traveled 2,000 miles from home, trading high-rise buildings for towering trees, city lights for twinkling stars, and an urban cacophony for the melodies of...Read more

Biologist dedicates her life to raising Kemp's ridley turtles, saving a species

Caller-Times

By Mark Collette, Caller-Times (excerpted)

CORPUS CHRISTI - For 31 years, one woman has been a savior, advocate, dogged researcher, champion and mother for a creature that once teetered on the brink of...Read more

Bob Birkby To Give Keynote at Wilderness Risk Management Conference

SCA

SCA veteran Bob Birkby will give the keynote address at the annual Wilderness Risk Management Conference (...Read more

Boeing, SCA Team up to Teach Seattle Youth Green Job Skills

PRWeb

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced the Boeing Company Charitable Trust has renewed its support for SCA’s Seattle community programs through 2011. A new Boeing grant of $75,000 will enable up to 150 Seattle-area high school students to benefit...Read more

Botanists At Grand Canyon National Park Working to Bring Plant Back from the Brink

National Parks Traveler

Posted March 28th, 2010 by Kurt Repanshek on ...Read more

BP Oil Spill Inspires One Eyed Rhyno to Record 'The Bird'

JSYK

By Nadine Cheung, © 2010 JSYK

In April, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. Five months later, a cement plug has sealed BP’s gushing well, but people will be feeling the effects from the incident for years to...Read more

Bugs, heat, hard work turn into eco-careers at SCA

Next Pittsburgh

Get a bunch of city kids out in the park to learn trail maintenance and it can get unpleasant rapidly—or it can be downright inspiring.

“It’s hard work, it’s hot and it’s buggy,” says Jennifer Meccariello Layman, who directs the Pittsburgh chapter of the national...Read more

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