Photo Wall

Photographs from around SCA’s world — see the natural spaces around the nation we are working on, notable SCA members, staff and alumni making news and effecting change in their world. Join the Student Conservation Association as it helps transform young lives and save our most precious natural spaces.

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Former conservation volunteer and SCA Leader Crew member Caleb Sanders works on an irrigation ditch as part of a major ecosystem restoration project in California's Southern Sierra Nevadas. SCA Alumni Council member Daniel Dryburgh participates in a river wildlife survey with his SCA NPS Academy classmates at Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
SCA alumni hike Great Falls Park Jean Bartholomew, second from left, leads a community hike with Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.
A wildfire blazes in Great Smokey National Park in November, 2016. Giving Thanks for: YOU
Check out our 2016 Outcomes Infographic to see how your support helped SCA conserve lands and transform lives in 2016. Jennifer Tarnacki practiced traditional Southern Appalachian textile customs during her SCA internship at Brinegar Cabin Homestead on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Young conservation leaders coming together to make a difference with the Student Conservation Association Melanie Vanvoorhees is proudly serving as a Centennial Volunteer Ambassador at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, former home of President Theodore Roosevelt
Mt. Rainier from the Alta Vista Trail by Caroline Meleedy, SCA NPS Centennial Interpretive Media Intern at Mt. Rainier National Park.
Anthony Peters and other SCA crew members on the trail in DC A concentration mill in an abandoned mining town in the Kennecott Historic District of Wrangell St. Elias National Park, via Richard Droker.
Mountains and waterfalls surround Amalik Bay (NPS Photo/D. Kopshever) FEMA Corps Team Blue 3 conducting erosion repair at SCA's Find Your Park 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.
Domtar volunteers restore playgrounds at the BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops A graphic that explains the chemistry of the bright colors of autumn leaves and fall foliage. These local students use GPS technology to map park features and trails, pinpoint invasive plants in quest to improve County Parks.
Rachel holding an endangered Hawaiian Stilt that she assisted with capturing, banding, and fitting with a tracking device.
SCA alumni from 1960s to 2016 gather on Long Island 6 Outdoor Life Lessons That Every Teen Should Learn Sarah Newsham SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador, Yin Gao, ready for a kayak adventure
Jamie, Liz and Sarah rockin' it on the rocks at Grand Canyon Rosie Lu
Writer Kiki Serantes hikes Zion National Park's famous Narrows trail.
Wendy Spencer welcomes participants to the 2016 Points of Light Conference
Kiara "Kiki" Serantes, a SCA Cultural Resources Intern at Zion National Park, cleans up graffiti in one of the park's famous slot canyons. Liz Putnam, Founder of SCA
David Jayo, Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto, and Jay Carter kick off the Let's Move! Outside Pittsburgh initiative. Group of young environmentalists from the FBR Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington Domtar employees join SCA for riverfront cleanup SCA leader Geovani Caldero leading Find Your Park volunteers SCA youth at Rock Creek Park in DC
Michael A. Lanza, outdoor adventurer and creator of, backpacking with his daughter at Grand Canyon National Park. 200 Volunteers Gather on the steps of General Grant National Memorial Young SCA volunteers on the trail at Fort Dupont Park
SCA NPS Academy members take in the New York skyline Olympic National Park