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Out here: A new kind of conservationist

Some of Mobile’s most ecologically diverse areas are tucked away beyond the buffers of some of its most urban communities — hidden marshlands, rich with plant and animal life, in areas throughout the Three Mile Creek watershed.

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500 New Yorkers to Join SCA Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 22 at Riverbank State Park in Harlem

Family fun, community service, and environmental education are all part of the Student Conservation Association (SCA) Earth Day Family Festival on Saturday, April 22nd from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Riverbank State Park in Harlem.
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SCA, Pisces Foundation Team to Add Citizen-Science to Chicago, San Mateo Crews

(Arlington, VA) Match 23, 2017 —- The Pisces Foundation, which seeks ways to accelerate to a world where people and nature thrive together, has awarded the Student Conservation Association (SCA) a grant of $166,000 to develop and pilot citizen-science modules within its urban conservation
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SCA CEO Jaime Matyas on Confirmation of Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC – Statement by Jaime Berman Matyas, president and CEO of the Student Conservation Association, following the US Senate’s confirmation of Rep. Ryan Zinke as the Secretary of the Interior.
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SCA, S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation Team Up to Advance Nature-Based Youth Development

(Arlington, VA) —- Young conservation volunteers have long helped shape America’s public lands.
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Former SCA Crew Leader Named Cleveland Sustainability Chief

Mayor Frank G. Jackson has sworn in Matt Gray as Chief of Sustainability at Cleveland City Hall. The swearing-in ceremony was held in the Mayor’s Red Room among co-workers, family members and friends.
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NY Gov. Cuomo Announces First Graduating Class of Excelsior Conservation Corps

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the graduation of the inaugural class of New York’s Excelsior Conservation Corps and the beginning of enrollment for a second class.
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Chi-Cal Rivers Fund Announces $1.3 Million in Grants, Including $270K for SCA

Today Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners announced seven projects selected to receive $1.3 million in grant funding that will improve and enhance waterways in the Chicag

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Interior Secretary Jewell Announces Grants to Put Young People to Work on Public Lands

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced more than $350,000 in funding to engage youth and veterans in hands-on conservation projects on public lands from Big Bend National Park in Texas to North Cascades National Park in Washington State.
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A wildfire blazes in Great Smokey National Park in November, 2016.

Fire on the Mountain: a Q&A with intern Logan Boldon from Great Smoky Mountains NP

Logan, an SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador who has worked for most of the year with the communities neighboring Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is among those temporarily relocated due to deadly wildfires. We spoke with him on Wednesday morning, November 30th.
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