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Hilton Effect Foundation Awards 2020 Grant to SCA

The Hilton Effect Foundation announced today its 2020 Hilton Effect grantees.

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Statement from the Student Conservation Association on Election Day 2020

So many events this year have been unforeseen and unsettling. However, one of the constants of our democracy is the regular selection, by the people, of government representatives, and SCA urges all Americans to exercise their right to vote on or before Election Day – November 3, 2020.

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SCA Provides Tooley Pond Conservation Easement With Upgrade

Adirondack Almanack

A five-person Student Conservation Association (SCA) crew recently constructed some new amenities on the Tooley Pond Conservation Easement in the Town of Clare in Saint Lawrence County.

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Voyageurs National Park's New Trail: Built to Offer Opportunity

International Falls Journal

The view of Voyageurs National Park bursting in fall colors from a new scenic overlook wowed a couple last week. And they would not have experienced it without the work of youth crews who created the trail that lead to it.

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SCA's PA Outdoor Corps Reopens Popular Trail

Westfield Free Press-Courier

At 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, the Turkey Path was opened to the public for the first time since last Thanksgiving.

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Maintaining Chicago's Natural Areas at Big Marsh Park

Paul Fitzgerald, Friends of Big Marsh
Starting their service earlier this summer, SCA members Maryam Bledsoe and Kelly Escarcega are stewards of Big Marsh and other natural areas in the Calumet Region.
 
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A Talk on the Wild Side

Open Spaces

by Felice Yarbough, Urban Park Ranger, Houston, Texas

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Studying Maryland’s Official State Reptile on Pax River’s Beaches

NAS Patuxent River Tester

Since the end of May, a group of dedicated volunteers has been combing the beaches at NAS Patuxent River trying to learn and document what they can about the installation’s Northern Diamondback Terrapin population and their nesting habitat.

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Student Conservation Association Names Dr. Mamie Parker as Vice Chair of Board

(ARLINGTON, VA) July 27, 2020 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced its board of directors has unanimously elected Dr. Mamie Parker as vice chairwoman of the board. The vote positions Dr.

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Nature Detective Makes Exploring Fun at Letchworth State Park

WKBW-TV
LETCHWORTH STATE PARK, NY (WKBW-TV — When the COVID crisis put a damper on live programming at Letchworth State Park, Conrad Baker went into action on the internet. He started producing “Nature Detectives” segments on Facebook.
 
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