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Secretary Jewell Announces Youth Corps to Help Restore NY/NJ Parks after Sandy

U.S. Department of the Interior

QUEENS, NY — As part of President Obama’s commitment to expand employment opportunities for youth, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today launched the “National Parks of New York Harbor Conservation and Resiliency Corps,” a partnership with the City of New York and the...Read more

These campers make us all happy

NH Union Leader

Six hundred and seventy tires dumped at Rock Rimmon are now gone, thanks to a group of Manchester high school students and their mentors from the Student Conservation Association....Read more

From Visitor To Advocate: A Student’s Journey Through National Parks

As I was growing up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the “kid’s corner” of our garage contained a shiny blue butterfly net, several empty Smuckers jars, and some plastic magnifying glasses pulled from children’s books on insects. The picture books on bugs, whales, birds, and other animals were...Read more

Preserve the power of America's parks

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This story originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. You can read it in full here.

I grew up in Hazelwood, never imagining that our national...Read more

SCA President and Interior Secretary Meet

SCA President Dale Penny met with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis at Prince William Forest Park on Thursday, April 25th. Sec. Jewell and Dir. Jarvis convened stakeholders to examine ways to reconnect young people to nature. The following...Read more

Student Conservation Association Receives $25,000 Wells Fargo Grant to Engage California Teens in Environmental Stewardship

OAKLAND, CA, April 22, 2013 –The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today received a grant from Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) as part of a $3 million Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities grant...Read more

Student Conservation Association and The NASCAR Foundation Bring Students Together to Put Green in Gear on Earth Day

SCA

Student Conservation Association, The NASCAR Foundation, UPS, Sprint, and Arbor Day Foundation Lead Park Renovations Following STP 400 at Kansas Speedway

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) April 16, 2013 – A different sort of green flag will be out in Kansas City this Earth...Read more

Life Connected: Spring Break at the Park

NBC Los Angeles

NBC Los Angeles reports on a group of students taking part in a weeklong internship program at a Malibu park:

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Internships Serve Up New Opportunities

GreenBiz.com

Aramark, a food service and facility management firm, knows that setting up a solid sustainability internship not only can attract bright, young talent for that short stint, but can keep them on as sustainability experts. At least, that was the idea when Aramark’s Sustainability...Read more

Spring breakers spend time in the Smokies

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