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DEC announces program to protect backcountry hikers and campers

syracuse.com

Backcountry recreationists and the state’s natural resources will both receive a higher level of protection thanks to the creation of the Backcountry Stewards Internship Program, a new partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the reinstatement of the Assistant Forest...Read more

Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps to Expand

SCA

(DETROIT, MI) February 8, 2013 —- Lessons in conservation, sustainability, and environmental justice will be passed on by Detroit youth to Detroit youth, thanks to a new partnership between The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Student Conservation Association (SCA).A $25...Read more

Detroit Trails: Eliza Howell Park Gets Makeover From Young Trail Blazers

Huffington Post

Source: By David Sands, Huffington Post DetroitAlthough the re-emergence of Detroit’s wilderness has been the subject of a feature film, the story of its young urban trailblazers is much less well known.This summer, a crew of Detroit youth restored and extended a woodland trail...Read more

Discover the Power of Parks in NH

ALLENSTOWN, N.H. — The 2016 Discover the Power of Parks nature programs will begin the last weekend in June and continue into the fall to help connect the public with nature in the park.
 
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Distant woods focus one young man on helping Homewood

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

I’ve lived in Homewood for all of my 21 years. It’s one of Pittsburgh’s poorest, most crime-infested neighborhoods. Opportunities for young people are few, and role models are even fewer. That’s exactly why I plan to stay here.

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Diversity in the National Park System

Talent Management

The sad truth regarding American National Parks is that relatively few minorities visit them or work there. Inclusivity is a problem, and the Student Conservation Association is a working towards remedying it.

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Diversity is Key to Sustaining America’s National Parks

The Huffington Post
by Jaime B. Matyas, President and CEO, SCA
 
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Doing the dirty work

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

SCA work crews give back by improving backcountry trails and campsitesBy MIKE LYNCH, Enterprise Outdoors WriterAs the four Student Conservation Association workers sat around a campfire on a St. Regis Pond island, storm clouds moved across the sky.

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Domtar employees, youths team to spruce up park

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

NEKOOSA – City youths will have a nicer place to play after Domtar employees joined forces with the Student Conservation Association to improve the skating rink’s warming house and nearby playground.

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Domtar, SCA to Restore Williams Flowers Waterfront Park in Plymouth, NC

PLYMOUTH, NC – June 7, 2016 – Volunteers from Domtar Corporation and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) will engage in spring cleaning at William Flowers Waterfront Park in Plymouth on Saturday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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