Text By ©GateHouse News ServicePhoto by kfergos via Flickr Creative Commons By-NC-SAWALTHAM — Six SCA Massachusetts Parks AmeriCorps interns will work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation on the Mass. Central Rail Trail, May 11-20. Their work includes restoring an abandoned rail line by clearing and developing a six-mile corridor in the towns of Waltham and Weston.
A 2008 national high school crew member works in Dinosaur National Monument.This is the twenty-third 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
SCA’s New Hampshire Conservation Corps hosted an Earth Day celebration at Veteran’s Park in Manchester, NH on Saturday April 18.This is the twenty-ﬁrst 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
By Kendall SchwartzGreen jobs seem to be the wave of the future. The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has led the way in connecting youth to jobs in the growing “green economy” for 51 years.
BALTIMORE (WJZ) - This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.As Mike Schuh reports, the City College junior’s passion for the environment led him to a national stage.The president came to a tree planting—not because they need an extra worker, but because a president will focus attention on the work being done.
A quick synopsis of the stand outs from this week’s media blitz:Backpacker: It’s good to see Obama join in on his own initiatives.Huﬃngton Post: “I think the president has pretty good shoveling skills,” Obama said of Clinton’s work.WJZ Baltimore: This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.Washington Post: “Great job, trees,” VPOTUS said after it was over....Read more
by Kevin Hamilton, web teamSCA marked the occasion by hosting President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, and former President Bill Clinton at a native tree planting project at Washington, D.C.’s Kenilworth Aquatic Garden, just minutes after Mr. Obama signed into law the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. I was assigned to cover the event. Yah… just another day at the oﬃce....Read more