SCA 'Ecostewards' find ways to keep earth from sliding away

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

By Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAmid blowing snow Sunday in Riverview Park, 20 Urban EcoStewards installed what field ecologist Brian Dolney called “a low-tech solution” to erosion.The field workshop, which attracted current and newly minted stewards, was one of a continuing series...Read more

SCA and American Eagle Join Up for Service Event at Riverside Park

Press Release

On the morning of June 4th, over 100 employee volunteers from American Eagle Outfitters joined SCA members and crew leaders for a waterfront clean-up at Riverside Park in Manhattan. Sporting blue and white t-shirts proclaiming the AEO motto “Live Your Life,” employees arrived on the waterfront...Read more

SCA Founder Honored

Bennington Banner

SHAFTSBURY — Four town residents were honored during the annual Town Meeting floor session with proclamations from the Vermont Legislature citing their achievements and service to the community. State Rep.

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Celebrities Donate Time to "Invade" Homes to Save Water

Press Release

Student Conservation Association, American Water Launch “Save Water Today” Public Service Campaign in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense ProgramVOORHEES, N.J., March 2, 2011 – With 36 states expected to face serious water shortages by 2013, water...Read more

SCA Alum Reaches All Three "Poles" to Raise Awareness for Climate Change

The Cornell Daily Sun

By Jin Sing, The Cornell SunLarsen is the first American to reach all three “poles” and the first person ever to accomplish this feat within one year.

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National Coalition Urges Action on 21st Century Conservation Service Corps


Says AGO Recommendation Will Create Jobs Now and Boost EconomyWashington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011The Public Lands Service Coalition, an alliance of advocates for America’s youth and public lands, is calling on federal officials to rapidly enact the 21st Century Conservation...Read more

Student Conservation Association Lauds America’s Great Outdoors Report


Says Focus on Youth Programs, Career Pathways Will Extend Nation’s Natural Heritage

Through their service on the land, the diverse young women and men of SCA demonstrate conservation leadership on a daily basis.
Charlestown, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) February 17, 2011

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Summer jobs will help bridge a gap in the Oxon Hill project

Washington Post

By Andrew Waite, The Gazette, Thursday, February 17, 2011 …linkFast-food cups float into a part of the Oxon Run creek behind Forest Heights Elementary School on Talbert Drive. Beaten-down grass marks a makeshift pedestrian and bike trail.

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Boeing, SCA Team up to Teach Seattle Youth Green Job Skills


The Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced the Boeing Company Charitable Trust has renewed its support for SCA’s Seattle community programs through 2011.

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SCA mourns the loss but celebrates the legacy of public service giant Sargent Shriver. Our thoughts are with his family.

NY Times

R. Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps Leader, Dies at 95R. Sargent Shriver, the Kennedy in-law who became the founding director of the Peace Corps, the architect of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s war on poverty, a United States ambassador to France and the Democratic candidate for vice president...Read more


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