SCA Archaeology Crew Sifting Through Ohiopyle State Park's Past in Search of Cultural Treasure

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A pilot project at Ohiopyle State Park has members of the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps sifting through dirt, looking for items of cultural significance in advance of a campsite expansion.

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SCA Among Nonprofits Receiving Funding to Improve Local Waterways

Hunter Potchen, 8, has picked up “a lot of garbage” since he started cleaning up the Deep River at just 5 years old. Then last year, after Potchen recruited the Shirley Heinze Land Trust to help with his mission, the project grew. 

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SCA Statement on Chuck Sams, Civilian Climate Corps

The Student Conservation Association applauds the unanimous U.S. Senate vote to confirm Chuck F. Sams III as director of the National Park Service. Mr.

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SCA's Battery Kemble Crew Experiences Community, Conservation, and Connection at Rock Creek Park

National Park Service
Over the summer, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the National Park Service Youth Programs Division were excited to visit SCA’s Battery Kemble crew at Rock Creek Park on July 29, 2021 to check out the hard work they had been putting in for the past seven weeks.
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Chi-Cal Rivers Fund Awards $1.2 Million in Conservation Grants, SCA Among Recipients

Yahoo! Finance

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners today announced six projects selected to receive $1.2 million in grant funding to improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago-Calumet region.

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This Program to Restore Alabama’s Coastal Environment and Economy is Expanding

Yellow Hammer

A $7 million restoration project spawned in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is expanding.

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DEC Announces Restoration of Accessible Trail at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center

Hamlet Hub

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today the completed restoration and improvement of an accessible trail at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center in Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County.

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US Forest Service and Student Conservation Association Invest in New Talent

U.S. Forest Service

The Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting environmental education, and the U.S. Forest Service sponsored the Southern Region’s first-ever Roving Forest Management Corps, a young adult crew caring for the nation’s forests.

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SCA Statement on Establishing a Civilian Climate Corps

President Biden today announced a path to Congressional approval of an ambitious strategy to advance employment, education, health care, and more. The Student Conservation Association applauds a key part of this plan, the creation of a robust Civilian Climate Corps.

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Getting a Boost from SCA Trail Crews

Peninsula Clarion

This past summer, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge saw the benefit from four additional trail crews provided by the Student Conservation Association.

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