A self-described city boy, C.J. Wimberly of Gaithersburg began the summer afraid of snakes and never having been stung by a bee.
Diamond, Mo. - Thanks to the Student Conservation Association, the George Washington Carver National Monument, has had some extra hands this summer.George Keeler and Sarah Blacksher, both seniors at Missouri Southern State University, have served a 12-week internship this summer, helping out the staff at the Monument and learning more about their ﬁelds of interest.
In today’s economy, hands-on internships can make a real difference for young professionals - and those same young people can make a real difference through national service.That’s why Kenneth Ball, an intern with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), has arrived at Somerville Lake to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in invasive species control.
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area park Superintendent Jim Milestone, left, jokes with coworker Gary Bischof Saturday during the Shasta-Trinity Trail’s “golden spike” ceremony of its grand opening.
By Keila Torres - Copyright 2009 Hearst NewspapersStudents create solar system model behind Discovery MuseumBRIDGEPORT — As they walked along the trail they blazed behind the Discovery Museum in Veterans Park, the crew from the Student Conservation Association proudly pointed out the stumps of trees they cut down and the large rocks they cleared from the path.During the ﬁve-week summer work prog
By Nolan Connelly, Photos By Chet White - ©2009 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC.For the past three weeks, eight students from across the country have made a ﬁeld at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest their home.Or as they’ve come to call it, “TJ Pop Fo.”The students - members of the Student Conservation Association, which provides college and high school students with hands-on conservati