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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 from...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

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel with SCA member Kailon Lang and VP Rafael Ruiz

BP pledges $1 million to SCA for local projects

NWI Times

CHICAGO | BP is donating $1 million to the Student Conservation Association for projects on the Calumet River and at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, project partners announced Tuesday.

“Every single person in the city and in the region loves that lake and they want to protect that...Read more

Brighton Heights volunteers, students dig gardening

Northside Chronicle

Brighton Heights is receiving a facelift thanks to the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in partnership with the Bright Heights Citizens Federation (BHCF).

The gardens at the California and Termon Avenues corridor as well as the greenspace along Brighton Heights Boulevard have...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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