Newsroom

A city garden is growing

The Florida Times-Union

Thirty volunteers with the Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization that involves youths in conservation and greening projects, will also help with the clearing and the planting.

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

A Conservation Visionary At Last Honored By Obama Today

Change.org

by Jess Leber August 04, 2010 09:19 AM (PT) Topics: Environmental Activism, Forests, WildlifeThe year was 1955, long before national service had a model in the Peace Corps, and more than a decade before Earth Day even existed.Liz, then a senior at Vassar College, read a magazine article...Read more

SCA Invasive plant removal interns ponder the enormity of their task at Kenai Fjords National Park

A Day in the Life at Kenai Fjords NP

Seward City News

I wake up every day and walk outside into a postcard. Kenai Fjords National Park is one of the most spectacular natural places I have ever seen.

Read more

A Day in the Life of an SCA Intern

Seward City News

Source: Seward City NewsThe Student Conservation Association (SCA) mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders by engaging young people in hands-on internship opportunities.The best part about day-to-day life as a SCA Intern is that you’re never quite sure what you’ll be...Read more

A door opens on North Side

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Quincy Kofi Swatson grew up in Manchester in the ’90s when the influence of crack and gangs was at its peak. He and his friends saw their peers following the path of the few male role models they knew.

Read more

A Message from SCA re: the Federal Data Breach

Federal officials report that a previously-revealed government data breach is wider than previously believed, and there are indications that a limited number of SCA members and recent alumni may be among those affected.

Read more

A New Kind of Conservationist

Lagniappe Weekly
Some of Mobile’s most ecologically diverse areas are tucked away beyond the buffers of some of its most urban communities — hidden marshlands, rich with plant and animal life, in areas throughout the Three Mile Creek watershed.
 
Read more

A proud legacy

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

By TIMARKO MITCHELL SPECIAL TO THE DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE

LITTLE ROCK — Until a year ago, I had never set foot in a national park. Now, I’m taking my first step toward a park career. My journey has been influenced by many, and my goal now is to do the same for others.
As a...Read more

A Q&A with Artist Nina Palomba

Nina Palomba has a website full of her doodles and creations. But for her latest project, she worked on a much grander scale.

Read more

Pages

About Us

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.

Learn More »

Browse our Photo Wall

Recent Video