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Environmental science lessons extended outside the classroom

Winnisquam Echo

Source: Donna Rhodes, Winnisquam Echo (pdf)

Jesse Teeter and Steven Silvestri of Belmont High School helped members of the Student Conservation Association and the New Hampshire Landscape Association remove glossy buckthorn from conservation wetlands along Route 140 in Belmont last...Read more

Returning vets fight fire

Crossville Chronicle

Source: Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN. May 22, 2012. Random Thoughts: Returning vets fight fire
By Dorothy Copus Brush

CROSSVILLE — Cemeteries are given special attention this week in preparation for Memorial Day next Monday. During the Civil War gracious ladies of the...Read more

Obama Administration to Hire 20,000 Young People for Summer Work on Public Lands

USDA Office of Communications

Vilsack, Salazar, Sutley Announce $3.7 Million in Competitive Grants for New or Expanded Youth Corps
WASHINGTON, and SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS, CA, May 18, 2012 – In response to President Obama’s call to expand opportunities for summer employment for young people and connect them with...Read more

Union Bank teams with SCA to protect California parks

SCA

Partnership Includes Volunteer Restoration Project at Chino Hills State Park

(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) – May 15, 2012 – California state parks will get some crucial extra hands this summer thanks to a new partnership announced by The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Union...Read more

SCA Manchester member awarded Youth Conservationist Award

WildNH.com

Source: NH Fish and Game Dept.

CONCORD, N.H.

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SCA Alumna featured in Winds of Change

Winds of Change

This article appears in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’sSpring 2012 issue of Winds of Change.
Valentina Vavages, Tohono O’odham, grew up surrounded by nature on the reservation in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. She recalls hiking up nearby mountains during...Read more

Volunteers clear out wild growth on Belle Isle

Detroit Free Press

On the Saturday before Earth Day, a group of students and nature lovers took to Belle Isle, chopping down trees instead of putting them up.
Their target was honeysuckle, the popular plant that’s actually an invasive species, sprouting all over the island into massive bushes with thick,...Read more

Statement by Student Conservation Association President Dale Penny on the National Park Service’s Green Parks Plan

SCA

Thursday, April 19, 2012: SCA applauds the National Park Service for its leadership in adopting and promoting environmentally sustainable practices, and we are confident that the SCA community – field members, alumni, and other active stewards – will welcome the Green Parks Plan as well....Read more

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Renews Green Partnership with SCA

Market Watch

DPS Serves as Presenting Sponsor for SCA Earth Day Event in 12 Communities Nationwide

Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, are continuing their relationship to protect America’s natural...Read more

SCA Announces Earth Day Project Line-Up

PRWeb

Over 1,000 volunteers to participate in projects from Atlantic to Pacific April 14-21
WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, will engage more than 1,000 volunteers in ten signature...Read more

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