Excerpted from the Columbia Basin Herald, Moses Lake, WA. Original article by Ryan Lancaster
"It was such a humbling experience being out there and experiencing nature," Talbot said. "There aren't busy streets or parking lots full of cars. Maybe twice a week you'd see an airplane or a helicopter go over."
Talbot was part of an eight-person crew - six high school students and two young adult leaders - who hailed from as far away as Texas, Georgia and New York. After working together and camping out for a month, living in tents and cooking on propane stoves, the group quickly formed a close bond, Talbot said.
Excerpted from the NJ Star-Ledger. Original article by Abram Brown
Some kids were experienced hikers. Others, like Ann Green, who will be a sophomore at the North 13 Street Technical High School in Newark, were out for their first time.
"I’m a city girl. I’m a house girl," Green said. "But I just wanted to come out here and experience everything. I wanted to know what dirt is all about — and all about the bugs."
By Diana Spartis / North Cascades
July 12, 2011 - Meet the SCA International crew. We're stationed between British Columbia and Washington state in The Skagit Watershed. Follow us as we blog - as a group - about our experiences in conservation in Canada and the US. ... Read More
By Thomas Hodge / Valley Forge National Historical Park
July 26, 2011 - The weather has finally decided to cool off here and the crew absolutely loves it! Since we've started, the temperature has ranged from the upper ninety's to the triple digits, with a heat index this past Saturday of 110! ... Read More