How Land Conservation Is Transforming Lives In Pittsburgh

The Huffington Post
by Jennifer Meccariello Layman, SCA Regional Vice President for Partnership
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From Ashes to Awesome

New York State Parks
In April 2016, a wildfire engulfed around 2,000 acres of the Sam’s Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve in the Shawangunk Mountains.
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Park Ranger & SCA Alumna Has Had 23-Year Love Affair with Chiricahua National Monument

Tri-Valley Dispatch
Park Ranger Suzanne Moody has lived at Chiricahua National Monument for 23 years, and she finds something new in the park to fall in love with each day.
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Army Corps of Engineers Salutes SCA Intern

US Army Corps of Engineers
During the summer of 2017, R.D. Bailey Lake hosted its first ever Student Conservation Association (SCA) intern, Brady Shrader. He grew up thirty minutes from the project so right at home as he worked alongside park rangers.
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Youth with Autism Spend Summer with Working with SCA

Drexel University
Every summer, teens who are hired to be a part of the Student Conservation Association (SCA) in Philadelphia spend six weeks doing hands-on work to meet the community’s needs, from sprucing up a community garden or clearing a trail.
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Student Volunteers Lend a Hand on Carlsbad Caverns Trails

The Current-Argus
Carlsbad Caverns National park will host a group of five college students who are volunteering their time with the Student Conservation Association (SCA). 
The group will help to improve several park trails over the next three months.
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NJ Students, SCA Build Trail

Fair Lawn Patch
Four Fair Lawn High School students worked under the guidance of the Student Conservation Association for three weeks this summer to build a walking path, clear debris and improve drainage and other conditions at the 17-acre Fair Lawn Arboretum.
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Profile: Student Conservation Association 2017 CIRI Youth Crew
To ensure Alaska Native youth remain connected with their land, culture and heritage, since 2010 CIRI has sponsored a Student Conservation Association (SCA) Youth Crew. “Our goal is to build the next generation of conservation leaders,” said SCA Partnership Director for Alaska Jeff Samuels....Read more

SCA Crew Leader Embraces Small Town in Alaska

Orange County Register
by Maelynn Dickson, SCA Crew Leader
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Mount Rainier National Park Honors SCA Intern, Others with Valor Memorial

(LONGMIRE, WA) — A new memorial was dedicated at Mount Rainier National Park on Friday, August 25, 2017- the 101st anniversary of the National Park Service. The memorial honors four people who lost their lives in the park while in the act of saving or rescuing others.
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