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National Parks Traveler

Editor’s note: The Student Conservation Association exists to help nurture and immerse today’s younger generations in places such as national parks and national forests. Eli Livezey discovered that working in the field...Read more

AEO and SCA Combine Art and Conservation

Top Street Artists and Hundreds of College Student Volunteers to Transform Parks in San Francisco, New Orleans, Chicago and Pittsburgh in Alternative Spring Breaks

WASHINGTON, DC (March 19, 2014) – World renowned graffiti artists will join forces with...Read more

English Ivy. Credit: Holy Outlow

Nature lovers: Trim ivy and mulch the Brooklyn Greenway this Sunday

The Brooklyn Eagle

Want to work in the sun with conservation-minded folks and beautify the Brooklyn Greenway this Sunday?

Volunteers of all ages are welcome to join the...Read more

Dale Penny on President Obama's Public Lands Budget

The Student Conservation Association salutes President Obama for advancing a federal budget that responsibly provides for some of America’s most iconic and irreplaceable assets: our public lands.

The President’s spending proposal, which includes more than $50 million for youth...Read more

Students Spend Spring Break Planting Career Seeds

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2014) – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) announced today that 122 under-represented students from 28 states as well as Puerto Rico and Washington D.C. will attend NPS Academy, a workforce diversity initiative conducted in partnership with the...Read more

An expert’s Top 10 Seattle park walks

The Seattle Times
Chukundi Salisbury has arguably walked on more park trails in Seattle than anyone in the last two decades. As Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Trails Coordinator, he has walked most of the 120 miles of trails in Seattle parks — often dozens if not hundreds of times, treading over the same paths...Read more

Student Conservation Association, Southwest Airlines Team up once again to SUPPORT environmental stewardship

(WASHINGTON, DC) Feb. 5, 2014 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Southwest Airlines today announced their work together is “nonstop and gaining altitude.” SCA, the national leader in youth service and stewardship, and Southwest, the Official Airline of SCA, have renewed...Read more

Over 100 People Gather At Fort Dupont Park For MLK Day of Service

DCist

At the 376-acre Fort Dupont Park in Southeast D.C., over 100 people gathered to mark Martin Luther King Jr., Day by freeing nearby trees from the grip of English Ivy and picking up garbage.

Chopping an invasive species of vine off trees may not be what you think of when you think of...Read more

Americans Give Back on MLK National Day of Service

Voice of America

WASHINGTON — Americans across the country paused Monday to observe the annual federal holiday marking the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.  While the holiday usually means the day off from work or school, many honored Dr. King by participating in the National...Read more

NPS Director, Youth in MLK Service Event at Fort DuPont Park, Washington D.C.

125 Student Volunteers, NPS Director to Participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Event at Fort DuPont Park

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis will join 125 Student Conservation Association volunteers to honor the legacy...Read more

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