Student-Led Green Initiative Wins Ohio High School $5,000 Grand PrizeCharlestown, NH (Vocus) December 17, 2009 — The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and NBC Universal Foundation today announced the winning schools for the national “Green Your School” contest.
Another post in our “best-photos-of-all-time” series. When it rains in Houston, well, it really rains. But this SCA crew didn’t seem to mind. They planted lots of trees and had some fun doing it.Thanks Misty Knight, Houston crewleader, for the great photos. Sign Up for News & Stories...Read more
Thanks Kevin Bacher, Mount Rainier Volunteer Supervisor, for the great photo — our all-time favorite for 2009.Looking for an expense-paid internship? Check out this Visitor Services internship starting at Mount Rainier this spring. Sign Up for News & Stories...Read more
I became an SCA intern at the beginning of the summer with the charge of assessing the invasive lionfish population in Biscayne National Park. Lionfish are quickly taking over coral reefs in the Caribbean, eating as many tiny fish and invertebrates as possible – including commercially important juvenile fish (the ones that provide people with a living and food)....Read more
Ben Goldfarb recently completed a hitch as an SCA Fisheries intern at Yellowstone, charged with helping restore the native cutthroat trout, a food source for grizzlies and otters among others. You can learn more about these photos and Ben’s assignment by visiting his blog, wastivore.blogspot....Read more
A crew from the Student Conservation Association WildCorps has been working on a variety of projects on lands managed by BLM-California. WildCorps is a partnership with the BLM, to train a cadre of youth leaders to enhance public lands....Read more
Watch the Video on WHYY.orgThis video highlights the work of Valley Forge’s Student Conservation Association in eradicating the park of invasive species. The video is created by the park staff and the teens of the SCA.
Stamford, CT — Forty-two high school students from the greater Stamford area earned their “green stripes” this summer through a six-week Student Conservation Association (SCA) program funded [in part by the Fairfield County Community Foundation.
By Sasha KhokhaYosemite National Park sits on the edge of California’s rural San Joaquin Valley, a farming region that’s nearly 50 percent Latino. Yet few of the region’s Latino residents ever visit the park.That’s where Yosemite ranger Mauricio Escobar comes in, with an unusual job and a unique life story.You might think a park ranger’s life is one of quiet contemplation in the woods.