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Asheville area invasive plant fighters pull, kill problem flora

Asheville Citizen-Times

By Timoth Meinch, Asheville Citizen-TimesSurrounded by the beautiful forests, ridges and landscapes of Western North Carolina, it is hard to imagine our natural foliage under threat.But this will be the case without community commitment to eliminate exotic, invasive plants, experts say.”They are...Read more

Amtrak and Student Conservation Association Continue Partnership at Yosemite

Press Release

Underscores commitment to youth, environmental stewardship.Oakland, CA (Vocus) September 24, 2010For the second year, Amtrak’s partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) is enabling high school and college age students from around the country to gain real, hands-on...Read more

2010 Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)

Press Release

Register today for the 17th Wilderness Risk Management Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado on October 14-16, 2010.SCA is pleased to take the lead in presenting an all-day, pre-conference workshop at this year’s WRMC.

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SCA Gives First "Serving Youth Serving Nature" Award

SCA

Dawn Coulson, a forest technician at George Washington-Jefferson National Forest in Virginia, admits she’s been accused of “adopting” SCA members in the past. “I’ve backpacked in pizzas for them, hosted them at my house, and made any number of lasting friendships,” she says.SCA...Read more

Golden rule at Gold Basin

HeraldNet

A group cleaning at the campground near Verlot gets unexpected helpBy Katya Yefimova, Herald WriterVERLOT - Dirk Azure and his family take trips to the Gold Basin Campground a couple of times a year.Last month, they were enjoying themselves at the picturesque Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National...Read more

Student Conservation Association Awards Founder's Medal to U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks

SCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jay Satz 206.324-4649, ext. 815 jsatz@thesca.org(TACOMA, WA)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, has awarded U.S.

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High School Students Spend Summer Building Trails in the Wilderness

US Forest Service

Student Conservation Association students; Sue Davendonis, Dominick Schiessel, Wynter Lim, Zachary Wagner-Zapelllusch, Trevor Smith, Anthony Fasick and Chris Arrate in Granite Chief Wilderness.Bob Holland, Trails and Wilderness Technician with the Truckee Ranger District - SourceThe Student...Read more

Program makes effort to fit in East Liberty

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Heller/Post-GazetteBy Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteA car pulled up to the curb at 5525 Black St. the other day and a large man walked to the fence.”I’ve seen people working out here,” he said, draping his arms over the metal railing. “I ride through here all the time...Read more

Interns are for the bats!

Glasgow Kentucky

By Vickie Carson, Photo credit: Ann Griggs(MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK - August 26, 2010) Did your summer involve night-vision goggles, infra-red LEDs, and acoustic transects?

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Turtle patrol

The Tribune Georgian

By Johna Strickland, The Tribune GeorgianSarah Rose pulls up the reed marking where the sea turtle laid her eggs 77 days ago in the sands of Cumberland Island’s beach. She wiggles at least one hand into a latex glove and commences digging.Within two inches the rain-packed sand gives way to...Read more

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