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


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

Burlington mother and son team up for conservation

Burlington Free Press

Source: Burlington Free Press. By Lynn Monty.

Traveling to 47 different wildlife refuges throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas in one year might...Read more

Canyon de Chelly National Monument Hosts First Native American SCA Crew

Indian Country Today

Re-posted from Indian Country Today Media Network, LLC

By ICTMN Staff

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Career Opportunities Now Available Through 2012 ARAMARK Environmental Sustainability Internship Program

( / CSR News) - (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Philadelphia, PA - March 1, 2012 - ARAMARK, a world leader in professional services, is offering career opportunities to young professionals through its Environmental Sustainability Internship Program. In...Read more

Careers in CSR & Sustainability: SCA, ARAMARK & CSRwire to Host Twitter Chat


Join a conversation on how companies like ARAMARK are partnering with nonprofits like the Student Conservation Association to recruit and train jobseekers and students on the essentials of sustainability to...Read more

Caring for national parks offers great adventure

Charlotte Observer

Originally posted on the Charlotte Observer. By Helen Schwab

For three summers now, Morgan Eudy, 18, of Monroe, has spent weeks creating and rebuilding hiking...Read more

Carolyn Livengood: The Student Conservation Association reaches milestone

The Student Conservation Association, the national leader in providing young people, 15 to 19 years of age, with career-shaping opportunities in conservation, has reached a phenomenal milestone — 75,000 volunteers in total — since SCA...Read more


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