Allegheny County park rangers develop, lead outdoor education programs


Cavan Patterson has hiked through Allegheny County’s parks for 20 to 25 years.

As co-owner of Wild Purveyors, a foraged food wholesaler in Lawrenceville, it’s his job to know plants — especially the ones people can and can’t eat.

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SCA Community Crews Working in a Chicago Park

SCA Receives $1 Million from BP America

The Student Conservation Association, the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced a new partnership with BP America that will provide $1 million in financial support over the next two years, including the immediate funding of environmental projects in Chicago and at...Read more

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel with SCA member Kailon Lang and VP Rafael Ruiz

BP pledges $1 million to SCA for local projects

NWI Times

CHICAGO | BP is donating $1 million to the Student Conservation Association for projects on the Calumet River and at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, project partners announced Tuesday.

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Moose GPS Collar Study is First in 30 Years

Fox Bangor

GREENVILLE - Moose have become synonymous with the state of Maine, and preserving the population is a priority for wildlife biologists.

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SCA Founder Liz Putnam is presented with plans for the new home of the Hudson Valley Corps at Vassar

SCA Hudson Valley Corps Moving to Vassar

Imagine the myriad emotions coursing through Liz Putnam when she heard the news.

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Rangers begin work in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County parks

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

An offer to work outdoors in a new city drew Gergely Gyorgyi-Ambro from his office job in Budapest to Pittsburgh, where he recently joined a group of rangers to be stationed in Allegheny County parks beginning this summer.

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SCA Americorps Interns working with School Children at Bear Brook NH

AmeriCorps Renews SCA Funding

AmeriCorps Renews SCA Funding, Awards $1.3M to Support Conservation Service Programs, $3M in Education Awards for 2015

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Redwoods. Photo by chmee2

Access to the Redwoods

Student Conservation Association volunteers, in association with Save the Redwoods League and the Garden Club of America, and under the guidance of California State Parks have helped rebuild the River Trail access to the Humboldt Redwoods State Park, along the Eel River, after a massive fire...Read more

SCA Pittsbugh Crew

Green Cities Sustainability Fellows Expand Their Impact in Pittsburgh

(PITTSBURGH, PA) May 14, 2015 —- Amid climate change, temperatures are rising and with them the risks of extreme weather, declining air quality, damaging flooding and more.  Thanks to the Student Conservation Association (SCA), volunteers are also rising to help make

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SCA Volunteers cleaning up green space for Earth Day in New York City

SCA Earth Day service events to activate over 2,000 volunteers

(WASHINGTON D.C.) April 9, 2015 — Two-thousandvolunteers in 16 cities will make for one very big Earth Day.

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