SCA and Southwest Airlines Tour40 video up for award

An SCA and Southwest Airlines Tour40 video was just submitted to the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship International Film Festival…and we’d love your vote! The Center for Corporate Citizenship’s annual Film Festival provides companies with an opportunity to demonstrate...Read more

SCA's Liz Putnam Receives the Corps Network's Legacy Achievement Award

Seattle PI

Washington, D.C.

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SCA member Tai Schroeder named one of the DC's top two youth volunteers for 2012

Business Wire

District of Columbia’s Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 17th Annual National Awards Program
Washington students earn $1,000 awards and engraved medallions

WASHINGTON, Feb 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Tai Schroeder, 17, and Gelatia Araia, 14, today were named the...Read more

A Story of Conservation and Leadership: Jeff Chen '06

SCA Video

The best ideas are often inspired by nature. Mine came to me while I served as an SCA intern at Yosemite. Watch a video that shares my story of conservation and leadership.
SCA enabled me to understand the connection between myself and my impact on the land. And I gained the skills and...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-Sitgreaves and the Prescott National Forest have recently developed programs to help veterans in...Read more

American Water's 125th Anniversary Education Campaign Helped Raise Public Awareness of the Value of Water

VOORHEES, N.J., Jan 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — On the heels of its 125th Anniversary year, American Water is revealing the results of a year-long, nationwide campaign to educate and raise awareness about the value of water.

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Join SCA in Seattle on Jan 11 to Celebrate the Elwha Dam Removal


SCA alum and Elwha River dam community affairs intern Evan Escamilla will also be on hand to celebrate the dismantling of two dams blocked for nearly 100 years.
SCA Community Affairs Intern Evan Escamilla coordinated outreach this past summer at the Elwha River dam removal project at...Read more

Biologist dedicates her life to raising Kemp's ridley turtles, saving a species


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 extinction.Now, after all those years, it looks like her babies are growing up.
In...Read more

SCA's Laura Herrin named to federal panel Shaping 21st Century Youth Conservation Corps


Herrin to recommend strategies for expanding national service and career opportunities for young people
(WASHINGTON, DC) December 15, 2011- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, has announced the appointment of SCA Director of...Read more

Veterans get wildland fire training to help transition back to civilian life

The Daily Courier

By Joanna Dodder Nellans, This article originally appeared on The Daily Courier

A new program on Arizona’s national forests is trying to help put a dent in the high unemployment rate for young veterans while fostering environmental conservation education.
The Veterans...Read more


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