Most of my time at my SCA internship was spent working with and improving the projects I discussed with you guys in my last blog: food waste management, electrical use reduction. I spent some of my extra time looking for what low hanging fruit I could address regarding other aspects of sustainability on site. The longer I was at the site, the more comfortable with and more conﬁdent in my role as a sustainability intern I became. Funny how that happens, because here I am at the end of my internship, at my very most productive and knowledgeable, raring to get more and more done, but...Read more
Student Conservation Association Alumni Council: Call for Applications!
Next spring, a 600-ft section of slope along Riverside Drive in upper Manhattan — badly eroded by stormwater runoff — will burst into bloom again with 850 bluebells and daffodils planted by SCA volunteers at this weekend’s ConSERVE NYC event.
On Saturday, November 9th, over 50 volunteers gathered at Riverside Park, coming from all ﬁve boroughs of New York City as well as Westchester County. Working with the Riverside Park Conservancy, SCA volunteers cleared invasives from the slope, mixed compost, planted bulbs...Read more