The clean-up took place in Wednesday, April 15, 2009. SCA teamed up with Sullivan County ATV Club and Stevens High School to clean up a mile lone section of the Sugar River Trail. The clean-up was a huge success and we easily ﬁlled one large dumpster, and could have ﬁlled three more, so we had to stack it up in bags all around the dumpster. See the photos below for more!...Read more
Thanks to everyone who came out to Kingman and Heritage Islands and made for an incredibly successful day!
Over 80 volunteers, SCA alumni and staff hauled away bulging bags of litter, the remains of a dilapidated birdhouse (which had to be demolished with sledgehammers ﬁrst!), invasive plants, and re-routed a section of newly-built trail out of some wet areas....Read more
Many women entered the work force for the ﬁrst time in the 1940s, ﬁlling factory jobs vacated by men ﬁghting in World War II.
By Marnie Miller-KeasLast fall 10 acres of Phragmites australis, an invasive plant also known as common reed, was sprayed with herbicide in attempts to reclaim Iona Marsh with cattail and other native plants. Extensive bird surveys have been done over the past years and as Phragmites has increased in dominance, bird species richness has decreased....Read more
Trail Crew on Mount Rogers in 1993. Found via the SCA Facebook Group.This is the twentieth entry in our ongoing series, Photograph Fantastique, in which we count down 50 days until the Unoﬃcial Oﬃcial Start of High Season for conservation programs....Read more