Clara Jessup is an SCA Bear Management Intern currently serving at Yosemite National Park. As destructive wildfires continue to blaze through many iconic landscapes in the west, we took some time to learn more about her experience at the park during the recent Washburn and Oak Fires.
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7 out of 10 SCA alumni are in careers or studies that make the planet more sustainable.
This year, members volunteered 1.5 million hours of conservation service to public lands.
SCA experiences strengthen life skills that are crucial to prospering in school, work and home.
SCA volunteers served in all 50 states including the top 35 most visited National Park sites and America’s top 12 leading cities.
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While federal legislation to create a modern-day Civilian Conservation Corps inches its way through Congress, the Cook County Forest Preserve is moving full steam ahead with programs that deploy crews of youth and adults to tackle restoration and maintenance projects across the district’s acreage.
REVISED – (Chinle, AZ) July 28, 2022 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has confirmed that on the afternoon of July 27th, a Student Conservation Association (SCA) crew leader accompanied by four crew members, drove a vehicle into the mouth of the Canyon de Chelly National Monument and the vehicle became stranded.