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College Students Plant Career Seeds in National Parks

Knoxville News Sentinel

GATLINBURG — Most of them had never before been to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For some, it was their very first hike.

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College Students Spend Spring Break Working in National Parks, Not Sunning on Sandy Beaches

SCA

WASHINGTON, DC (February 27, 2013) – More than 200 college and university students will spend their spring breaks volunteering in some of our nation’s greatest national parks – foregoing the traditional week at the beach.

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Confessions of a National Park Ranger

The Washingtonian

Originally published in “The Washingtonian”As a national park ranger on the Mall, my job was to make sure tourists came home with good storiesBy Molly E. McCluskey; SCA Alumna, Arches National Park 2002, National Mall and Memorial Parks 2005Do you want me to take your picture?”I’m standing...Read more

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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Conservation Begins Here - July Wrap-Up of SCA in the News

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Plant Corps restores coastal habitat at Hook Holmdel Independent ‎Jul 30, 2009‎ Lucas Kelly, an intern with the Student Conservation Association, spends his days at Sandy Hook removing invasive species of flora. …

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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

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...Read more

Conservation in the City

Juan “Tony” Elizondo, a teacher in Houston, and Corrin Omowunmi, a program manager in Philadelphia, share a passion for environmental awareness, land conservation and connecting young people with nature.
 
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Conservation jobs offer varied experiences and opportunities

The Buffalo News

By Gerry RisingI suspect that this is going to be a tough time for school and college students seeking summer employment. With formal records indicating one out of ten adults out of work and the real situation even worse, competition for the declining number of jobs available will certainly be...Read more

Conservation Leadership Corps Creating Green Jobs for 80 Detroit Area Teens

CBS Detroit

Source: CBS Detroit LocalDETROIT — Detroit-area teens are putting their green thumbs to work thanks to Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industry leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.Eighty high school students will start participating this week in the...Read more

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