SCA interns throughout the Gulf region are scrambling to conduct wildlife mortality surveys and establish baseline data before the oil takes a larger toll on area wetlands and beaches, including at Pelican Islands National Wildlife Refuge on the eastern coast of Florida. Read more...Read more
Leading international pack maker named premier supplier; helps support youth in conservation efforts LONGMONT, Colo (May 24, 2010) — The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced Deuter USA as the premier supplier of high quality and multi-use backpacks for all its programs.
by Emma Jornlin, SCA SeattleAs I learn more and more about the history of Earth Day, I get the feeling that Gaylord Nelson did not intend for the day to be about blackberries. Yet year after year, for the past five years of my life, Earth Day here in Seattle has always involved this prickly plant....Read more
Invasive plant species cost the US economy more than $100 billion annually.
Today “oﬃcially” marks the beginning of the National Conservation Crew season. The first round of Crew Leaders are attending Cross-Cut certification at Western CL pre-orientation.102 Crews (638 members)18 Leader Crews7 new Crew partners, including BLM and USFWSDenali NP will host 10 Crews....Read more
Garrett Grilli puts together the poles for a mallard hen house with help from Student Conservation Association members Jenine Tobey, left, and Kara Kukovich, in the waters of Moreau Lake Thursday afternoon.
By Karel HollowayKendra Hodges, a Mesquite High School senior, has spent a lot of time on the city’s nature trails.She and other students with her high school Student Conservation Association have worked to build and maintain the trails.And the work has paid off with nicer trails for residents and an award for Kendra.She was one of 50 students from North Texas honored for her volunteer work with a
“Summer internships are the most important thing,” Woods says.
By Phil KloerThe petite Key deer depends on fresh water in a place where fresh water can sometimes be scarce - the Florida Keys, the only place where the Key deer lives.