In the heavy humidity Wednesday, crews in a park near Crescent Beach ripped out Chinese tallow trees and Brazilian pepper plants.”Brazilian pepper is one of the worst plant species in the entire state of Florida,” Forrest Penny explained. Penny is with the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve.The GTM Research Reserve teamed up with St.
SCA’s New Hampshire Conservation Corps, with some help from SCA staff, spent the day at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish New Hampshire, replacing sills supporting a 10-year old wooden bridge. NHCC has been at the Saint-Gaudens for several weeks, building bog bridges, shown here, and doing other important trail maintenance tasks at this extensive woodland site....Read more
In April, President Obama signed the bipartisan Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law. The Act more than triples the size of AmeriCorps and will create a new era of service in America. Now, we need to let Congress know how important it is to fully fund the Serve America Act....Read more
Video: Brattleboro Reformer interview - http://tinyurl.com/mag644Filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan received a standing ovation Wednesday evening, at the Bellows Falls Vermont Opera House, following the screening of a clip of their latest series: The National Parks, America’s Best Idea. The event was hosted by SCA and the Walpole Historical Society....Read more
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Screening Hosted by SCA and the Walpole Historical SocietyJuly 1, Bellows Falls, Vermont - Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan’s most recent ﬁlm, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, played to a Sold Out audience at the Bellows Falls Opera House. The rain broke just long enough for the patrons to line up around the block....Read more
By Andon Zebal - SCA Alum ‘08Andon Zebal (SCA Alum ‘08) is currently traveling through Mexico, volunteering for as many ecology, sustainable development, and reforestation projects as possible. He is reporting his experiences on his website.I’m breaking chronosequence today to bring you this important report from the jungles of Campeche....Read more
Reporter: Haley Harrison - Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2009 President Barack Obama is making volunteer service a priority with a campaign called “United We Serve” with a summer of volunteer work that started Monday at Shenandoah National Park with a special guest.SCA Intern Liane Moos meets Secretary of Interior SalazarGetting back to nature is helping America rebound from recession.
By Lynda LohrThanks to hard work by a group of eight students from the Virgin Islands and the mainland, V.I. National Park’s Lind Point Trail is getting a face lift through the Student Conservation Association.”I wanted to try something new,” said Chenoa Lee, 15.