SCA Gives Face Lift to Madera Canyon Trails

Sahuarita Sun

During 2020, record numbers of visitors came to Madera Canyon to enjoy the trails, nature and a little time away from all things COVID-19. The additional foot traffic further eroded the canyon’s most popular trails.

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Fighting Climate Change Can Also Mean Improving Equity


The fight against climate change may be taking a striking new turn under the Biden administration. The White House is calling climate action a form of environmental justice, part of a campaign to address economic and racial inequity.

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SCA Alums Named in NPCA's 10 under 40

Members of NPCA’s Next Generation Advisory Council shine a spotlight on young leaders around the country who are making a difference in conservation.
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SCA Statement on the Death of Dr. Lee Talbot

SCA mourns the passing of Lee Talbot, Ph.D., husband of SCA Co-Founder Martha “Marty” Hayne Talbot and one of the most distinguished ecologists the world has ever known.

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Statement by SCA CEO and President Stephanie Meeks on the Renewal of GulfCorps

“Today, the RESTORE Council, charged with restoring the long-term health of the Gulf Coast ecosystem and economy, announced it has awarded $11.9 million to...Read more

SCA Statement on the Verdict in Minneapolis

More than a century ago, a minister by the name of Francis Bellamy authored the original Pledge of Allegiance and, with it, the words “justice for all.” Bellamy hoped the Pledge, and that phrase in particular, would help unite a nation still struggling in the aftermath of the Civil War.

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Young Americans Believe Climate Change is Real – and Want to Do More to Stop It

(ARLINGTON, VA) April 20, 2021 —- Eighty-six percent of young Americans believe the world’s climate is changing and 71% conclude human activities are the cause, but youth are struggling to identify individual practices they can take to improve global sustainability, according to a new nationwide...Read more

SCA Tree-Planting Blitz Kicks Off at County Park

The Times

Trees can do plenty of good, environmentally, economically, and even emotionally. All it takes is someone to plant, trim, and maintain them.

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SCA Statement on American Jobs Plan

This week, the White House unveiled its American Jobs Plan, which, among other objectives, is designed to improve the nation’s infrastructure, invest in clean energy, advance...Read more

Dr. Mamie Parker

Former USFWS Trailblazer Mamie Parker Voted Chair of SCA Board

(ARLINGTON, VA) March 30 2021 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, has announced its board of directors unanimously elected Dr.

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