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SCA volunteers in New York City took time off from final exams this weekend to help build safer bike trails in Brooklyn. Fifty volunteers gathered at Floyd Bennett Field in Gateway National Recreation Area to clear invasive vines and open up bike paths along Flatbush Avenue.

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During the summer of ’69, twenty students arrived at Great Smokey Mountains National Park ready to clear windfall damage in Cades Cove and build over 40 check dams to stop erosion with the Student Conservation Association. Steve Strachan was one of those students.

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This Saturday SCA teamed up with American Express to celebrate Earth Day by bringing more than 350 volunteers to Fort Totten Park in Washington, DC. This event followed another successful partnership event with American Express in New York City last weekend, and concluded a month of SCA Earth Day celebrations in 16 cities nationwide.

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Just in time for National Park Week, an inside look at one of the ways we’re working with the National Park Service to build a public lands workforce that’s as diverse as the Americans it serves.

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SCA Leaders Jean Bartholomew and Emily Fonti made a guest appearance on CNN this weekend — starring in Morgan Spurlock’s “Inside Man” episode examining the role of young people in National Parks.

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