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Phila. teens learn the advantages of volunteering

The Philly Inquirer

For the past three summers, I’ve been a crew leader with the Student Conservation Association, a national organization that provides young people with service opportunities. Each July and August, I lead a team of Philadelphia high school students we...Read more

Rachel Carson's Legacy

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SCA Earns Environmental Award from Classic Rocker Don Henley

(Boston, MA) September 17, 2014 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, received the Walden Woods Project’s Environmental Challenge Award last night from Don Henley, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist and founder of the Walden Woods...Read more

Pittsburgh Teen: A One-Man Force

News One

Growing up, AmaRece Davis (pictured) didn’t have the most-positive outlook. In fact, it was the same outlook as most of the young men in Homewood, one of the most economically depressed, crime-ridden areas of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Drugs, gangs, poverty, lack of...Read more

Secretary Jewell and Partners Mark 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

Fish and Wildlife Service

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe, Members of Congress and key partners today at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water...Read more

SCA’s Liz Putnam Named Wilderness Hero

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, theclymb.com – one of the web’s most popular outdoor adventure and retail sites – has just crowned “5 Heroes of the American Wilderness” and among the royalty is SCA Founder Liz Putnam. 

The Clymb ranks Liz among...Read more

Secretary Jewell to Mark 50th Anniversary of Landmark Conservation Laws

 FWS Director Ashe and other dignitaries to join in commemoration of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act at New Jersey’s Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 3, Secretary of the...Read more

Domtar employees, youths team to spruce up park

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

NEKOOSA – City youths will have a nicer place to play after Domtar employees joined forces with the Student Conservation Association to improve the skating rink’s warming house and nearby playground.

Domtar has been supporting the SCA since 2012, said Heather Stowe, Domtar...Read more

Students Save on Textbooks and Give Back to Charity with Cengage Learning Extra Credit Program

PRNewswire

BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — To raise funds and...Read more

Study of Yellowstone can enrich Yonkers

The Journal News

A girl from Yonkers finds herself on a mountain peak in Yellowstone National Park. She hopes to take those wilderness lessons and connect kids in her home city to nature.
 

Growing up in Yonkers, I never...Read more

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