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Upland Tales

By Kendall Schwartz


Green jobs seem to be the wave of the...Read more

A city garden is growing

The Florida Times-Union

Thirty volunteers with the Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization that involves youths in conservation and greening projects, will also help with the clearing and the planting.

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Lassen park will get $15.7 million in stimulus money

Record Searchlight

“We’re very excited about this because we’ll be able to hire a bunch of local labor and also additional summer interns through the Student Conservation Association to work on our projects,” said Jim Milestone, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area superintendent.

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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

The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees

Washington Post

Peter Baker of the New York Times — and formerly of The Washington Post — was the pool reporter for President Obama’s tree planting event with the Student Conservation Association this afternoon. His report:

No news, but some...Read more

President Obama and VIP Volunteers Join SCA to Mark Serve America Act, Earth Day

SCA Press Release

First Lady, Vice President Biden, President Clinton, Among Dignitaries Joining SCA Members in Tree Planting at Kenilworth Park

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Preserving Our National Parks

Washington Woman

By Alicia Brewster

As someone who grew up in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania, I am all too familiar with the daunting task of maintaining and conserving our forests and national parks. Many suffer from a lack of...Read more

Earth Day isn't just for hippies

Arbiter Online

“Jill Kolodzne and Ron Hassel from the Student Conservation Association were among those enjoying the beautiful day. They explained that through the festival they are able to network with volunteers for their program. Kolodzne and Hassel also mentioned how happy and proud they are to be a part...Read more

Students recognized for making diversity a priority

Northwest Asian Weekly

“Another senior from Garfield, Chinese American Alexander Ching has contributed more than 100 hours of volunteer work at the UW Medical Center. He participates in various community service activities and is also a member of the Student Conservation Association. Ching hopes to study...Read more

Going Half-Way

The Non-Profit Times

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) allows high school and college students on conservation projects, like restoring national parks and urban green spaces, across the country. The Charlestown, N.H.-based organization has the students send personal, handwritten thank-you letters to mid-...Read more

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