See photos and article on Pasadena Star-NewsANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - Pasadena native Katsu Che Frausto has a “cool” summer job that involves hiking steep trails, working in stiﬂing heat and ﬁnding the occasional startled rattlesnake.The 19-year-old, who attends the University of Colorado at Boulder, is one of about 25 high school and college-age individuals, including several from the San Gabri
NRG Provides $50,000 to Fund Volunteer Efforts NationwideStamford, CT (Vocus) July 15, 2010 — The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, is partnering with NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) to provide green jobs and service opportunities to youth in Fairﬁeld County, Connecticut and across the country.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH — The Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council has awarded a grant to the Friends of the Reserve on behalf of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM NERR).
By Emma Jornlin, SCA StaffThe room bubbled with energy just prior to the start of the America’s Great Outdoors Listening Session last Thursday. Nearly one hundred youth from around Seattle gathered at circular tables, playing with the place cards, eating granola bars, and talking excitedly. No one seemed to know what was going to happen, only that we had been invited here by important ﬁgures from various park and environmental agencies....Read more
By Allie Taylor, SCA Crew Leader, for MNN.comSCA is employing Milwaukee teens to maintain county parksHAPPY TRAILS: A bridge that crosses a lush ravine in Milwaukee’s Lake Park where the SCA summer crew will restore and maintain trails.
by Emma JornlinThis Thursday July 1, members of SCA Seattle’s community crews will have the opportunity to present their views on conservation, connecting people to the outdoors, and environmental justice to important government oﬃcials at an event called the America’s Great Outdoors Listening Session....Read more
SCA interns throughout the Gulf region are scrambling to conduct wildlife mortality surveys and establish baseline data before the oil takes a larger toll on area wetlands and beaches, including at Pelican Islands National Wildlife Refuge on the eastern coast of Florida. Read more.
Anita Nicholas and Andrew Savage clear brush from an old duck pond Thursday on Cumberland Island.
America’s Railroad is SCA’s “Oﬃcial Alternative Transportation Provider”Washington, DC and Charlestown, NH (Vocus) — Demonstrating a strong commitment to a clean environment, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Amtrak announced today an expansion of Amtrak’s sponsorship of the SCA Community Conservation Program, a unique school year curriculum that provides environmental education an