Union Bank teams with SCA to protect California parks


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

Source: NH Fish and Game Dept.


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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


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


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

Students use their spring breaks to serve, learn

The Greenville News

By Lillia Callum-Penso. Excerpted from The Greenville News.
Michael Sauer was psyched for spring break this year. After months of nothing but business courses, the Furman business administration major was ready to take a break from the computer and get into nature.

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Alternative Spring Break: Seeing The Forest For The Joshua Trees

National Parks Traveler

This article originally appeared on the National Parks Traveler.
By SCA member, Oliwia Baney, who spent her spring break working at Joshua Tree National Park. Her essay was written the week before she headed to Joshua Tree.
I was scared.
I admit it.
The weathered rocks,...Read more

Trees and trees for miles: A city kid learns to love our national parks

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 24, 2012 By Wanda Murphy / Special to the Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-GazettePITTSBURGH — I often see people settle for good. I would rather strive for great.That’s what made me join the Student Conservation Association when I was 16 years old.

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