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Why Harvard Encourages Gap Years

The Washington Post
Now that Malia Obama is planning to take a gap year after high school and before starting college at Harvard University in 2017, some questions arise: What exactly do students do while on a gap year? What do colleges think of them?
 
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SCA Supports Every Kid in a Park Initiative

Student Conservation Association President & CEO Jaime Berman Matyas’ statement on Every Kid in a Park
 
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Perfect Places, Great Events to Mark Earth Day

Chicago Tribune
by Joan Dittmann, Post-Tribune
 
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NPS Dir. Jon Jarvis with SCA Ambassador Ayomide Sekiteri

NPS, SCA Expand Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors Program for 2016-17

NPS Renews Partnership with Student Conservation Association to Engage New Audiences, Promote Service and Stewardship for National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary 

 
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American Eagle-SCA Buy One Get One Tree Billboard in Times Square

American Eagle Supports SCA with "Buy One, Get One Tree" Earth Day Campaign

American Eagle Outfitters Supports Student Conservation Association with “Buy One, Get One Tree” Campaign
To Celebrate Earth Day, Promotion Aims to Donate 100,000 Trees  
 
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Cape Cod National Seashore

Find Your Park, Find Yourself

Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod is one of the most popular destinations in all of Massachusetts. People endure hours in their cars for a single moment on its shores. But how many of us really know this place?

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SCA climate change intern Nancy Fernandez

What Meriwether Lewis's Journals Tell Us About Today's Climate

Portland Tribune
In early March 1806, the Corps of Discovery led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark waited out the winter at Fort Clatsop, near the mouth of the Columbia River five miles southwest of present-day Astoria.
 
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Jean Lafitte Park Keeps Us Connected

New Orleans Times-Picayune
When I led eco-tours in the Virgin Islands, I thought I’d found my dream job. I got to live in a paradise and share the wonders of nature.
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SCA ECC member takes down dead pine with chainsaw at Connetquot State Park

SCA takes page from history in pine beetle battle

Newsday

The piles of brush lined a section of Connetquot State Park Sunday as young men and women took chain saws to the trees infested by the southern pine beetle.
 
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SCA ECC crew at Connetquot State Park on Long Island

Behind the LI trees killed by the southern pine beetle

Newsday

It’s a lovely brook. The current is strong and the water gurgles as it rushes under a footbridge. Canada geese honk in the distance. A hiking trail parallels the brook, lined with trees on both banks.
 
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