Dozens of Young Workers Restoring Long Island State Parks


Story By Bill Bleyer, Photo by SCANearly 70 young people are restoring Long Island state parks as part of a new job-training program.They are participants in the State Parks Conservation Corps.

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Conservation Corps Puts 200 Youth to Work in New York State Parks

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For more information contact: Dan Keefe, 518-486-1868Conservation Corps Puts 200 Youth to Work in New York State ParksDepartment of Labor partnership funds $3.35 million youth job-training program in State Parks; Over 40 Student Conservation Association members removing invasive species,...Read more

Helping nature while learning skills: Youth spend summer building a nature trail in Veterans Memorial Park

Bridgeport News

Written by Brad DurrellMayor Bill Finch talks to Student Conservation Association program participant Chris Diaz about the trail work at Veterans Memorial Park in the North End.Joseph Martinez got a taste of the real world this summer.The 17-year-old participated in the Student Conservation...Read more

Amtrak And Student Conservation Association Partner To Preserve Yosemite National Park

Press Release

Half Dome, YosemiteAmtrak’s partnership this summer with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) is enabling high school and college age students from around the country to gain real, hands-on experience preserving Yosemite National Park, one of Amtrak’s most popular destinations.”Amtrak is a...Read more

Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)

Press Release

October 14-16, 2009, Durham, North Carolina — Register NowSCA is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 16th annual Wilderness Risk Managers Conference, to be held in Durham, North Carolina October 14 - 16, 2009.

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Congressman Arcuri corrals funding for Graze-NY program

Mid-York Weekly

By Michael Gurecki (SCA Intern) for the Mid-York WeeklyPastures and pocketbooks of upstate farmers will be seeing a bit more green in 2010 thanks to U.S.

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Hemlock, Pennsylvania state tree, worth a special fight

Pocono Record

Forestry scientists are engaged in a frustrating but important fight to save Pennsylvania’s state tree, the Eastern hemlock.The hemlock woolly adelgid continues to lay siege to the commonwealth’s hemlocks, literally sucking the life out of the trees. The adelgid’s destructive effects wax and...Read more

Two-year Project to Connect Whiskeytown Trails Complete

The Record Searchlight

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area park Superintendent Jim Milestone, left, jokes with coworker Gary Bischof Saturday during the Shasta-Trinity Trail’s “golden spike” ceremony of its grand opening.

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Conservation Corps' Trail is a Stellar Achievement

Connecticut Post

By Keila Torres - Copyright 2009 Hearst NewspapersStudents create solar system model behind Discovery MuseumBRIDGEPORT — As they walked along the trail they blazed behind the Discovery Museum in Veterans Park, the crew from the Student Conservation Association proudly pointed out the stumps of...Read more

Students come from far and wide to build fence at Poplar Forest

News & Advance

By Nolan Connelly, Photos By Chet White - ©2009 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC.For the past three weeks, eight students from across the country have made a field at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest their home.Or as they’ve come to call it, “TJ Pop Fo.”The students - members of the...Read more


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