Vassar Alumna Returns To Help Plant Hundreds Of Trees

WAMC Northeast Public Radio

A 1955 Vassar College graduate returned to campus this week to participate in a tree-planting project as part of an organization she founded.

That was a tulip tree getting its first drink after being planted in a 5-acre site at Poughkeepsie-based Vassar College’s 530-acre Farm and...Read more

Vassar alumna Elizabeth Putnam ’55 receives the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal at White House ceremony, August 4, 2010.

Vassar Info News

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—On August 4 in a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama awarded Student Conservation Association (SCA) founder and Vassar College alumna Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam ’55 the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal for “performing exemplary deeds of service for her...Read more

USFS Interns in Juneau Receive SCA Award for Outstanding Service

Press Release

(JUNEAU, AK) July 18, 2011- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, recently...Read more

USDA Blog: Forests in Arizona Train Veterans


Reblogged from the USDA Blog. Article by Candra Berg, U.S. Forest Service Office of Communication.

Civilian life is unlike that of military life in the service. Two forests, the Apache-...Read more

Urban youths embrace nature thanks to wilderness jobs

The Daily Courier

BLM/Courtesy photo. Juan Sanchez, Aridai Pelayo and Daniel Flores build part
of the Black Canyon National Recreation Trail.

This article originally appeared in ...Read more

University of Wisconsin tops educational institutions providing most volunteers to nation's leading youth conservation organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCTOBER 28, 2014 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in building the next generation of environmental stewards, announced today the top universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation service programs in...Read more

Union Bank teams with SCA to protect California parks


Partnership Includes Volunteer Restoration Project at Chino Hills State Park


(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) – May 15, 2012 – California state parks will get some crucial extra hands this summer thanks to a new partnership announced by The Student Conservation Association...Read more

U.S. Forest Service and SCA To Partner on ARRA Trailwork

Rockbridge Weekly

Roanoke, VA (Feb. 8, 2010) - The U.S. Forest Service and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) will partner to improve numerous trails on the George Washington and...Read more

Two-year Project to Connect Whiskeytown Trails Complete

The Record Searchlight

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area park Superintendent Jim Milestone, left, jokes with coworker Gary Bischof Saturday during the Shasta-Trinity Trail...Read more

Two years after Station Fire, SCA crews restore Angeles Forest

Daily News LA

Original Article From Daily News LA, By C.J. Lin, Staff Writer

When a group of young conservationists set foot in the...Read more


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