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New log bridge open across Thunder Creek in North Cascades National Park

The Oregonian

A temporary log crossing is in place over Thunder Creek, making the Thunder Creek Trail passable again to foot traffic, in Washington’s rugged North Cascades National...Read more

Students cap summer of planting trees, clearing trails

Stamford Advocate

By Frank MacEachern

Clearing brush and working...Read more

Rugged work with SCA trail crew rewarding

Bangor Daily News

By Brad Viles, Special to the NEWS

They’ve been sighted by hikers on Bigelow this summer. You might have seen them if you took a family hike to Gulf Hagas....Read more

Memorial Held for SCA Alumna Slain in Afghanistan

SCA

Cheryl Beckett, an SCA alumna and one of 10 humanitarian aid workers killed by gunmen in Afghanistan this month, was remembered today at a memorial service at Marsh-...Read more

SCA helps rebuild Yukon gold rush trails

The Doings Western Springs

By JANE MICHAELS

Some might consider a month of shoveling gravel eight hours a day a sentence of hard labor, but a Lyons Township High School senior...Read more

A Conservation Visionary At Last Honored By Obama Today

Change.org

by Jess Leber August 04, 2010 09:19 AM (PT) Topics: Environmental Activism, Forests, Wildlife

The year was 1955, long before national service had a model in the Peace Corps, and more than a decade before Earth Day even existed.

Liz, then a senior at Vassar College, read a...Read more

Student volunteers working at Hopewell site

Reading Eagle

By Darrin Youker, Reading Eagle

Chae-Young Yhm of South Korea is spending part of her summer vacation breaking rocks in Berks County.

Yhm, a 15-year-old from...Read more

Doing the dirty work

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

SCA work crews give back by improving backcountry trails and campsites

By MIKE LYNCH, Enterprise Outdoors Writer

As the four Student Conservation...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

Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam: first conservationist to receive Presidential Citizens Award

Examiner.com

August 4, 1:34 PM,  by Environmental Policy ExaminerJean Williams

On August 4, President Obama rewarded 13 citizens with the prestigious honor of receiving the 2010 Presidential Citizens Award.

The awards were started in 1969 under President Nixon and have been...Read more

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