Former Collegiate Runners Make Impact with SCA

Keene Equinox

Photo by brewbooks - cc deedBy Cody Guerrero - Equinox StaffIt certainly isn’t uncommon for the college or even the professional athlete to make a difference outside of their sport. For former KSC cross-country runners Patrick Craven and Sean Gavagahn that is exactly the case.Craven and Gavagahn...Read more

SCA Endorses Second Century Commission Report on National Parks


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKevin Hamilton 603.543.1700 [email protected](CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 28, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for youth, has...Read more

SCA Receives The Corporate Fund Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kevin Hamilton603.543.1700 [email protected](CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 24, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for youth, has...Read more

Volunteer follows conservation ethic to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project

The Times Herald

The “Great Outdoors” has always lured people for a variety of reasons. But more and more young people are heading to places like Tioga-Hammond & Cowanesque Lakes, a U.S.

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Seeing ruins at Wupatki National Monument

By Ron Dungan - The Arizona RepublicWUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT - It’s midafternoon on a hot summer day, and ranger Chuck Sypher is talking about farming.Volunteers at this park northeast of Flagstaff have planted a garden, Sypher says, to see how Pueblo farmers made a go of it in this bare,...Read more

My Turn: Park workers strive for a safer river

Pocono Record

Photo by Aviator Dave. CC.By JOHN J. DONAHUE - Superintendent of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation AreaAs the Superintendent of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Middle Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, I commend the Pocono Record editorial staff for their...Read more

Fall River students working in support of a healthier planet

South Coast Today

By SEAN McCARTHY, Fall River Spirit correspondentThe environmental movement is galvanizing young people around the world, and this summer a group of area students learned that they could make positive contributions to a healthier planet by becoming involved in their own surroundings.The South...Read more

McDade Trail Getting Longer

Pike County Press

Story By Susan KoomarDINGMANS FERRY - Residents on the Milford end of the McDade Trail will be able to take a much longer hike next summer if all goes according to plan.National Park Service officials expect to open a new section of trail that will extend from Raymondskill Road south to Bushkill...Read more

NPS interns get a dose of the real world

Verde Independent

MONTEZUMA CASTLE - What do you do when you graduate college but the economy is in such shambles you can’t find a job?There is always the option of staying in school, getting a master’s degree or a PhD, then spending the rest of your life figuring how you are going to pay off your student loans....Read more

A Cleaner and Greener Detroit: Conservation Leadership Corps Wraps Up Six-Week Teen Employment Program

Press Release

One hundred and ten high school students from Detroit spent their summer landscaping, planting and pruning hundreds of trees, building and maintaining miles of trails, constructing native timber benches, removing invasive plants, repairing drainage and erosion issues, and constructing a ...Read more


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