Students Get Lessons in the Great Outdoors as Part of Summer Job Program

The Tribune-Democrat
Participants in the newly created Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps got to experience the area’s natural landscape – from its green forests to deep blue lakes to winding hiking trails – as both a classroom and workplace this summer.
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Veterans Help Give Custer Peak Lookout a Face Lift

A Veterans Fire AmeriCorps Team based in the northern hills has been very busy this summer.
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Students Recognized at Independence National Historical Park

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Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps Teaches, Inspires Youth

Forest Preserves of Cook County
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Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Provides a Unique Summer Job

The Times Leader

Joe Franckiewicz wants to be a park ranger, so the 18-year-old Meyers graduate is spending the summer getting some on the job training.

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SCA Helps Make NH Park ADA-Accessible

Valley News
Thanks to dozens of volunteers, a grant and town money, Brookside Park is now home to a new, ADA-accessible bridge and trail.
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SCA Members Show Off Green Thumbs

Area teenagers had a chance to show off their green thumbs Friday in the heart of Old City Philadelphia. All of the veggies in this garden at the Independence National Historic Park were grown by students from Philadelphia and Camden.
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Diversity is Key to Sustaining America’s National Parks

The Huffington Post
by Jaime B. Matyas, President and CEO, SCA
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SCA Alumna's Devotion to Sea Turtles Pays Off

NBC News
During the summer, Donna Shaver often sleeps on the job — so she can nurture the thousands of incubating sea turtle eggs in her care.
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PA Outdoor Corps Offers Opportunities for Teens

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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