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We must all step up to transform Detroit

The Detroit News

I’m 18 years old and I have already seen Detroit at its worst. But I’ve also seen the powerful effect that community service can have on my hometown.

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Water conservation measures in place at Charleston park

silive.com

(Advance photo/Irving Silverstein) Participating in the state’s Student Conservation Association’s Gericke Farm project at Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve are, from the left, Erika Phyfer, Antoinette Cespedes and Brie Waltman.CHARLESTON — When the time comes for watering...Read more

Walmart Helps Launch Philadelphia Conservation Leadership Corps

Press Release

$170,000 donation provides students with green jobs training August 4, 2009 (Philadelphia, PA) - Today, the Walmart Foundation and Student Conservation Association (SCA), together with the Friends of the Wissahickon, Philadelphia Youth Network and Sustainable Business Network, announced the...Read more

Some nesting Bald Eages at the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational Area where SCA Member Anya Shaunessy has been serving as a Centennial Volunteer Ambassador

Volunteers spruce up the Upper Delaware for its centennial

Pike County Courier

BEACH LAKE — Anya Shaunessy, 2015 graduate from Bucknell University, will help prepare Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River for the National Park Service’s 100 anniversary in 2016.

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Volunteers Search for, Protect Diamondback Terrapins Along Pax River’s Shores

Southern Maryland News Net
For the fourth consecutive year, determined volunteers are once again scouring the beaches at Naval Air Station Patuxent (Pax) River in search of the elusive nesting sites of the diamondback terrapin.
 
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Volunteers maintain 500 acres of open space in Tredyffrin

Mainland Media News

Originally published on August 5, 2011 on mainlinemedianews.comBy Alan Thomas athomas@mainlinemedianews.comIt’s hard to believe that you’re in Tredyffrin Township.Ray Clarke calls it “the Northwest Frontier,” as Diamond Rock Preserve...Read more

Volunteers help restore long-closed Parvin trail

Courier Post

PITTSGROVE – About 5 feet of water flooded nearly a mile of the Long Trail in Parvin State Park during Hurricane Irene in 2011. Today, that stretch of the 2.7-mile-long trail still remains closed.

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Volunteers clear out wild growth on Belle Isle

Detroit Free Press

On the Saturday before Earth Day, a group of students and nature lovers took to Belle Isle, chopping down trees instead of putting them up.
Their target was honeysuckle, the popular plant that’s actually an invasive species, sprouting all over the island into massive bushes with thick,...Read more

Volunteers clean up the Potomac River

WTOP

Text By Michelle Basch, WTOP Radio, Photo by SCALitterbugs leave local rivers loaded with garbage, but the situation is improving with today’s 21st annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup.More than 12,000 volunteers got down and dirty, helping with this year’s cleanup at more than 400...Read more

Volunteers build on nature's beauty

The Register Star

Bog bridge builders Jacquelyn Hokamp, Eric Newman and Allison Lent assemble the basic elements of the bridge — sill, stringer and rebar rods hammered into the dirt to anchor things.

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