Conservation in the City

Juan “Tony” Elizondo, a teacher in Houston, and Corrin Omowunmi, a program manager in Philadelphia, share a passion for environmental awareness, land conservation and connecting young people with nature.
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SCA Partners with America's Promise Alliance

Statement on new partnership:
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An Important Message to SCA Members re: Hurricane Matthew

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Statement by SCA CEO Jaime B. Matyas on Proposed National Service Reserve

As a long-time advocate for expanding volunteer opportunities for youth and young adults, the Student Conservation Association welcomes the introduction of a...Read more

Statement on Passing of SCA NH AmeriCorps Member Reed McWilliams

The Student Conservation Association is deeply saddened by the loss of SCA New Hampshire AmeriCorps member Reed McWilliams, 21, of Bethel, Alaska.
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These local students use GPS technology to map park features and trails, pinpoint invasive plants in quest to improve County Parks.

Technology on the Trails

As the summer sun burned off the morning fog, a team of students led this day by 16-year-old Maria Contreras left the visitor center at San Pedro Valley County Park on a mission: find English ivy and other invasive...Read more

Capital Growth

Chapman Magazine
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Celebrate the Park Service's Centennial

The Philadelphia Inquirer
by Cynthia MacLeod, superintendent, Independence National Historical Park
Hip Hip Huzzah!
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Adventuring with the Student Conservation Association

Peninsula Clarion
by Brad Stoner, SCA intern
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PA Outdoor Corps Gives Students Chance to Work with Nature

The Citizens' Voice
Eighteen-year-olds Katherine Mash and Joe Franckiewicz spent the last six weeks getting up early to do dirty, sweaty work like putting up fence posts and cutting away vegetation.
They both called it the best job they’ve ever had.
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