FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKevin Hamilton 603.543.1700 firstname.lastname@example.org(CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 28, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for youth, has enthusiastically endorsed the National Parks Second Century Commission’s plan to strengthen America’s park system.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kevin Hamilton603.543.1700 email@example.com(CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 24, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for youth, has received The Corporate Fund Award for Excellence in Nonproﬁt Management. The award, given in honor of Walter J.
Elizabeth Titus Putnam and the Student Conservation Association
“As a twenty-year old Vassar College student in 1953, Elizabeth Titus Putnam was inspired by her experience of the aurora borealis in Grand Teton National Park to create a modern-day conservation corps for students. She used her connections and entrepreneurial instincts to make it happen....Read more
THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA is a six-episode series directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan (SCA Board Member).
Premieres Sept. 27 on PBS (check local listings)
More on “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.”Preview Introduction by Ken BurnsSummary of the Screening EventPhotos from the Screening EventThe National Parks: America’s Best Documentary?...Read more
In 4 weeks, we built a bridge and ten steps, cleaned up three miles of trail, rerouted a section that was crumbling into the bayou, survived a two-week heat wave of 110+ F degree days, formed a great connection with a new SCA agency partner, survived poisonous snakes and spiders, mosquitoes, chiggers, scorpions, wild boars…shepherded 8 teenagers, some of whom had never camped before and most of...Read more
The “Great Outdoors” has always lured people for a variety of reasons. But more and more young people are heading to places like Tioga-Hammond & Cowanesque Lakes, a U.S.
By Ron Dungan - The Arizona RepublicWUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT - It’s midafternoon on a hot summer day, and ranger Chuck Sypher is talking about farming.Volunteers at this park northeast of Flagstaff have planted a garden, Sypher says, to see how Pueblo farmers made a go of it in this bare, windswept country that, in some years, gets less rain than Phoenix does.