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.

A Forest Service wildlife surveyer triumphantly (and delicately) displays the object of her search, a Sacramento Mountain Salamander. MUFG volunteers gather for service on Randall's Island NYC Liz Putnam with NYSOEA President Tim Stanley and SCA Hudson Valley Corps Program Director Josh Hunn SCA Intern Jennifer Bright teaches conservation to children at the Jacksonville Naval Base SCA Veterans Fire Corps team at a prescribed burn in Florida, 2015 Boott mill, Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell, Massachusetts Two SCA Crewmembers in San Mateo County California undertaking a GIS project SCA Intern surveying the land
An SCA crew walks along an empty beach in Olympic National Park's coastal wilderness. They worked with NOAA to clean up marine debris in the area. SCA Desert Restoration Corps member Jonathan "Jay" Fennell checks out the view during an off day hike with his crew. Carlos A De La Torre, SCA member, high above the mountains
SCA Intern Kathryn Averette and NPS Ranger K.C. Kirkman clean a headstone at Sharpsburg SCA Crewmembers in Pittsburgh replanting a green area Grand Prize winner of SCA's 2015 Capture Conservation Photo Contest: "Me and Mobius Arch" SCA intern Sara Gabel offers a fun, laidback tour of Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area, from its highest peak to its sea life filled tide pools. SCA member Jeremy Taitano engaged in various outdoor and conservation-related activities: surveying salamanders, doing a back-flip, hiking. The North Face chose to honor Jeremy in their NEVER STOP campaign because of his relentless commitment to realizing a world where conservation is a priority for everyone. SCA's Centennial Volunteer Ambassador for Lake Mead, Chris Mirque Domtar and Student Conservation Association youth volunteers conserve parks in Waco, Texas.
Some nesting Bald Eages at the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational Area where SCA Member Anya Shaunessy has been serving as a Centennial Volunteer Ambassador SCA Member William Moore III working with kids at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge SCA Member Jeremy Taitano has been selected as the recipient of The North Face "NEVER STOP" Campaign. Here he is holding some salamanders. SCA CEO Jaime Matyas speaks in front of the Washington Monument August 25. 2015 Members of SCA's Canyon de Chelly Crew run up a sand dune in the fading hours of daylight
SCA's Adirondack Corps members. Photo by Pat Hendrick Jeremy Taitano is SCA's Earthsaver Volunteer of the Month! SCA CEO Jaime Matyas standing with new SCA Chief Counsel Barbara Gonzalez-McIntosh at the SCA New Hampshire campus
The Excelsior Conservation Corps, a joint program with SCA, AmeriCorps and New York State,  will restore, enhance and protect New York's natural resources. SCA Junior Ranger Intern Aurelia Casey works with children near Rock Creek Park, Washington DC SCA Crewmembers in Chicago help clean up Hegewisch Marsh
SCA Exotic Plant Management Team Intern Kevin Hauser teaches youth about invasive plant, bladder campion (Silene vulgaris) at Skagway's 7th Annual Community Weed Pull. SCA Cape Cod Crew working at the National Seashore Cape Canaveral National Seashore's Mosquito Bay, where SCA Crews are working
Hannah Dustin Memorial Site in Boscawen NH, where SCA members are cleaning brush Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel with SCA member Kailon Lang and VP Rafael Ruiz An SCA Crew Member surveys his bright future stewarding our natural lands wildflowers and rainbow at Big Cypress National Preserve. Photo courtesy of BigCypressNPS
The iconic Rosie the Riveter poster alongside a real Rosie at work in Nashville 1943 SCA Intern Montana Napier overlooks Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska through the haze of a wildfire School Children visiting Valley Forge National Park. Photo credit: Valley Forge National Park Park Ranger and SCA Alum Millie Jimenez with her colleagues SCA Intern Ariel Lepito identifying an endangered Wild Lupine
SCA Invasive plant removal interns ponder the enormity of their task at Kenai Fjords National Park Coyote and feral horses at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota where SCA Interns are working SCA Interns tracking Great Egrets at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Black Rat Snake in a Bird Next Box at Patuxent Fort Clatsop at Lewis & Clarak National Historic Park SCA Member Kailon Lang with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
SCA Interns receive lifelong skills for success while helping to save our environmental heritage. SCA CEO Jaime Matyas
SCA Member Angel Bai's intro to Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Little blue herons stalk the shallows at NAS Jax. U.S. Navy Photo. ABOVE: a sandhill crane. Photo via Wikipedia. SCA Bear Management Intern Dakota McCoy puts a GPS Collar on a 9-year-old male bear named Blue 54
SCA alum Lian Law at Denali National Park, Alaska SCA Community Crews Working in a Chicago Park Michelle Bobowick, Interning with SCA in Yellowstone National Park, 1985 SCA Founder Liz Putnam is presented with plans for the new home of the Hudson Valley Corps at Vassar
SCA Americorps Interns working with School Children at Bear Brook NH
SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors prepare to net invasive crayfish during their late May training session at Valley Forge National Historic Park. Redwoods. Photo by chmee2
SCA Pittsbugh Crew Pittsburgh PA, where SCA's Green Cities initiative has been helping businesses with sustainability, and saving money in the process.
SCA Volunteers cleaning up green space for Earth Day in New York City
SCA Volunteers cleaning up green spaces in New York City SCA Community crew members working mulch on Earth Day 2013
SCA Interns and volunteers reclaiming urban garden spaces An SCA Intern work in plant management at a greenhouse
SCA Intern at work. SCA can be the first step in a successful career. SCA Detroit Program Manager Alycia Chuney Washington, DC signing ceremony with USFS Chief Tom Tidwell, SCA President and CEO Jaime Berman Matyas
Students gather in the Smoky Mountains National Park for SCA's NPS Academy
(left to right: American Express VP for Corporate Social Responsibility Tim McClimon, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, SCA Alum Jane Chan, YMCA President Neil Nickel, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver) Florida Leafwing Butterfly - one of many species being studied by SCA members in the field SCA member Grace Worm with co-Travelers SCA Intern Chris Burgess is helping pull back the Key Largo woodrat from the brink of extinction Marty Talbot, Scott Warthin, Liz Putnam discuss their work with SCA
Mary Nghe and Stacey Kinney -- two CDIP Interns with the Student Conservation Association Kids learning about conservation at SCA's Bear Brook facility in New Hampshire
Davon Goodwin, SCA Alum at work with the Veterans Fire Corps SCA Alum Dave Delcourt races his team in Willow Alaska