From Dreaming It to Living It

Good Natured

On May 15, 2016, thousands of soon-to-be graduates, donned in cap and gown, lined Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome and eagerly awaited the next step: the start of their professional careers.

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SCA Interns Preserve Cultural History Through Forest Service Alliance

The Glacier City Gazette
This summer, two interns from the Kenaitze tribe participated in a successful alliance between a Native tribal corporation, a land management agency, and the Student Conservation Association (SCA).
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Bronx Students Learn About Conservation Right at Home

Bronx Times
Dozens of borough high school students got to learn more about ecology this summer both in their communities, and in a handful of cases, at far-flung destinations.
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SCA Adirondack Corps Turnpiking Trails!

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

“The more likely people are to walk around muddy areas on a trail, the wider their impact is on the environment. A turnpike is a structure that creates a dry, elevated trail surface which concentrates use and minimizes impact.

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SCA Chicago All Women's Crew is Making a Difference!

WMAQ - NBC Chicago

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Conservation Legend Gets Her Own Tree

Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam ’55 was able to keep her emotions in check eight years ago at the White House when President Barack Obama presented her with the nation’s second highest civilian award, the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal.
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Student Volunteers Help Coho Salmon Access Habitat


A fish pass near Petersburg has been rebuilt to continue to allow Coho salmon to reach spawning grounds. After a few years of delays, the U.S. Forest Service is finishing the Mitchell Creek project this summer.

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Students Volunteer in Local Forests

Bennington Banner

Having just dragged a metal culvert down the side of Glastenbury Mountain, Katie Rice and the team of volunteers alongside her were downright exuberant.

“We got stuck in the mud pits a couple of times,” she admitted, “but we got through it.”

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Digging in the Dirt with SCA Adirondack Corps

Adirondack Daily Enterprise

People who live in cities like Washington, Los Angeles and New York spend an average of about an hour traveling to and from work each day.

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Arboretum Has Pull with Student Conservation Association Volunteers

Madison Park Times

Edmonds-Woodway High junior Max Pearson has been working up a sweat with other teen Student Conservation Association recruits this summer.

“I like being outside a lot,” he said. “I feel it’s better to do a job that helps the environment and save the planet than do some retail job.”

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