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SCA Crewmembers in Chicago help clean up Hegewisch Marsh

Cultivating a new generation of conservationists

BP Magazine

BP America is donating $1 million over two years to the nonprofit Student Conservation Association (SCA) for environmental projects in Chicago and Northwest Indiana. Meet one all-female SCA crew, whose work is helping the environment and giving them the skills to forge a career in the...Read more

Volunteers at SCA's MLK Day of Service at Anacostia Park in Washington, DC

Video: Volunteers Clean Up Anacostia Park on MLK Day

NBC News Washington DC

What’s powerful enough to bring 600+ volunteers to a windy park in 20 degree weather to pick up trash on what’s supposed to be a day off work?

The idea that America’s urban communities need safe, inviting spaces to play outside if we’re ever going to realize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...Read more

150 SCA Volunteers to Restore Old Guadalupe Trail to Commemorate MLK Day on January 18th

(BRISBANE, CA) January 11, 2016 – More than 150 young volunteers from throughout the Bay Area will conduct an extensive restoration of the Old Guadalupe Trail to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The event, sponsored by the Student Conservation Association...Read more

500 SCA Volunteers to Clean-Up Jamaica Bay Coastline on Saturday, January 16 to Commemorate MLK Day

(BROOKLYN, NY) January 11, 2016 – More than 500 young volunteers from across New York City will conduct an extensive coastal clean-up project at Gateway National Recreation Area to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The event – sponsored by the Student...Read more

Interior Secretary and NPS Director to Join 500 SCA Volunteers for MLK Day Clean-Up of Anacostia River

(WASHINGTON, DC) January 11, 2016 – Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis will join more than 500 young volunteers from throughout the Capital region to conduct an extensive Anacostia River clean-up and honor the memory of Martin Luther...Read more

150 SCA Volunteers to Clean-Up Schenley Park on January 18 to Commemorate MLK Day

(PITTSBURGH, PA) January 12, 2016 – More than 150 young volunteers from throughout the City of Pittsburgh will conduct an extensive clean-up at Schenley Park to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The event, sponsored by the Student Conservation Association (...Read more

SCA Crewmembers at a Pittsburgh park

Pittsburgh’s Resiliency in an Age of Climate Change

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

By adopting the historic Paris climate accord, the world’s nations have agreed to work together for the good of the planet. They would do well to follow the example of some of our leading cities, as to date some of the most striking actions on climate change have taken place at the local level...Read more

Forest Service workers battle wildfires in the northwest. SCA provides a pathway to careers in the Forest Service and other Federal Agencies.

SCA alumni bring career hopes to Forest Service Job Fair

King 5 Television News

SEATTLE — The indoor set-up at the Yesler Community Center on Friday was for the most competitive outdoor jobs.

The U.S. Forest Service planned to hold a job fair Friday evening for 1,000 seasonal jobs.

“Everything from wilderness rangers to wildland fire fighters...Read more

SCA Intern surveying the land

Conservation Leadership Impact Measures

CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement)
In June, CIRCLE launched a new initiative to connect research and practice by hosting conversations fueled by views from the field. We were thrilled by the response to our first call for interest on guest posts about impact measures. Below is the second post in this series, which will...Read more
SCA Crew in Chilly Slough Wetlands sitting on the Jack leg fence they just completed.

Chilly Slough Wetland Conservation Project

Bureau of Land Management

Chilly Slough is one of the few remaining examples of natural, high desert, spring-fed wetland. The wetland is created by a combination of flat, valley-bottom topography and abundant spring water. The springs emanate from aquifers surfacing from the base of the Idaho’s most...Read more

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