The Audacity of Liz Putnam

Like most origin stories, this one begins at the intersection of chance and destiny.
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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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Solving a Riddle with Just a Compass and Map

Northwest Indiana Times
At 11 years old, Valparaiso resident Nicholas Lee said he would have preferred to stay inside Sunday afternoon and play video games.
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Proposed Cuts Leave Adirondack AmeriCorps Future Uncertain

Adirondack Daily Enterprise
The Corporation for National and Community Service is mentioned only once in President Donald Trump’s 62-page budget proposal. On page 11 of the 62-page “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” CNCS is one of 19 independent agencies proposed to be eliminated.
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SCA Conservation Corps Provides Jobs, Helps Environment in Mobile

A program is underway in Mobile that provides jobs and career experience for urban men and women 18 to 25, while at the same time helping the environment.
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SCA, Pisces Foundation Team to Add Citizen-Science to Chicago, San Mateo Crews

(Arlington, VA) March 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...Read more

SCA's NPS Academy Inspires New Generation of Park Rangers

College students with a desire to be National Park rangers learn about the job at Teton National Park.
The National Park Service Academy is a week long course designed to showcase what a park ranger really does.
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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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Urban Parks Transcend National Politics

National League of Cities
by Jamie B. Matyas, President/CEO, Student Conservation Assoociation
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