Re-posted from Indian Country Today Media Network, LLCBy ICTMN StaffThe eight-member all Native American Conservation Crew with their three crew leaders.For five weeks over the summer, an all Native American crew of Arizona high school students learned about Canyon de Chelly in Tsaile, Arizona.The National Monument partnered with the Student Conservation Association (SCA)-which helps to restore an
“I had come seeking physical work and the outdoors, and I received it in full, complete with starry nights, sweeping vistas of thunderstorms coming my way across vast valleys, and the pleasure of falling asleep in a pitched tent to the sound of aspen leaves blowing in the wind.”By Max Bearak - This article originally appeared on the NY Times Green blogI’m a senior in college, which means that ever
The SCA Trail Town Outreach Corps, an organization focusing on sustainable economic development in the towns along the Great Allegheny Passage supported by the Trail Town Program and the Student Conservation Association, rides the GAP each year to experience the journey that brings people from across the region, the country, and even the world to bicycle in the Laurel Highlands.Check out their gre...Read more
Original post on Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Original Article From Virgin Islands Daily News, By Joy Blackburn (DAILY NEWS STAFF)The Buck Island nesting project has allowed the Park Service to see, over the years, what is happening with the sea turtle population that nests on Buck Island.For instance, a population spike occurred in 2000, and biologists hypothesize that management actions taken 20 to 30 years ago - including ridding Buck Isla
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Art, education, and community made a comeback at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center this weekend. It was “Return to Prairie Days” (a Fergus Falls Signature Event, proclaims the town’s event calendar), bringing students, artists, locals and outsiders to the refuge for a pageant, duck banding, butterﬂy tagging, and prairie planting....Read more
Generally, when we think of science we think of lab coats and test tubes. Sparkling, sterile laboratories where PhDs churn out new truths. At least when it comes to most environmental sciences this is not the case. While a large part of science will always take place in the lab, it has to start in the field....Read more