It was raining and the warm air was thick with hungry mosquitoes but the crew assigned to start construction on the bog bridge didn’t take notice. The large stump blocking the path would go. The muck in the bog would be removed. The sill beam had to be perfectly level. And the stringers must align neatly....Read more
By Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAmid blowing snow Sunday in Riverview Park, 20 Urban EcoStewards installed what ﬁeld ecologist Brian Dolney called “a low-tech solution” to erosion.The ﬁeld workshop, which attracted current and newly minted stewards, was one of a continuing series sponsored by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association, Frick Environme
SHAFTSBURY — Four town residents were honored during the annual Town Meeting ﬂoor session with proclamations from the Vermont Legislature citing their achievements and service to the community. State Rep.
Student Conservation Association, American Water Launch “Save Water Today” Public Service Campaign in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense ProgramVOORHEES, N.J., March 2, 2011 – With 36 states expected to face serious water shortages by 2013, water conservation is an increasingly critical concern for our country.
Says AGO Recommendation Will Create Jobs Now and Boost EconomyWashington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011The Public Lands Service Coalition, an alliance of advocates for America’s youth and public lands, is calling on federal oﬃcials to rapidly enact the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) proposed in the Obama Administration’s recently released America’s Great Outdoors report.The
By Jin Sing, The Cornell SunLarsen is the ﬁrst American to reach all three “poles” and the ﬁrst person ever to accomplish this feat within one year.
By Andrew Waite, The Gazette, Thursday, February 17, 2011 …linkFast-food cups ﬂoat into a part of the Oxon Run creek behind Forest Heights Elementary School on Talbert Drive. Beaten-down grass marks a makeshift pedestrian and bike trail.
Says Focus on Youth Programs, Career Pathways Will Extend Nation’s Natural Heritage
Through their service on the land, the diverse young women and men of SCA demonstrate conservation leadership on a daily basis.
Charlestown, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) February 17, 2011
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, today hailed the release of the Ob