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SCA's Adirondack Corps members. Photo by Pat Hendrick

Labors of Love

Adirondack Explorer

Maybe as you’ve hiked an Adirondack trail you’ve come across a trail crew of the Student Conservation Association and wondered about these young people doing the heavy lifting that makes your hike accessible and enjoyable: placing boulders for steps, digging water bars to keep the path from...Read more

Kihei teen participates in conservation project

The Maui News

Working 10-hour days hauling debris, constructing a boardwalk and cleaning up in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy wouldn’t be an ideal summer project for most college students.But for Kihei’s Jamal William Garcia, it was something that inspired him.

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Kids go nuts over nature

Northwest Navigator

Naval Station Everett’s Child and Youth Programs invite children 5 to 12 years old to come out Tuesday through Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for half-day camps throughout the summer at the Smokey Point Support Complex in Marysville.

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Chris Burgess, a volunteer with the Student Conservation Association, uses a high-pressure hose to clear a space beneath a North Key Largo tree in a pilot program to create potential nesting areas for endangered Key Largo woodrats. Photo by Kevin Wadlow

Key Largo woodrats get prefab homes

Florida Keys Keynoter

Hydraulics may help create new habitat for the endangered Key Largo woodrat.

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Key deer get a hand with federally funded study

Mother Nature Network

By Phil KloerThe petite Key deer depends on fresh water in a place where fresh water can sometimes be scarce - the Florida Keys, the only place where the Key deer lives.

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Just in Time for Fall... 15 Stellar Hiking Trails On National Wildlife Refuges

FWS

Source: FWSWhy see Labor Day as a season ender? One of the year’s best hiking times is about to begin. For a treat this fall, explore some standout trails on national wildlife refuges. Refuge trails can be just as scenic as national park or national forest trails, but tend to be less well-...Read more

Join SCA in Seattle on Jan 11 to Celebrate the Elwha Dam Removal

SCA

SCA alum and Elwha River dam community affairs intern Evan Escamilla will also be on hand to celebrate the dismantling of two dams blocked for nearly 100 years.
SCA Community Affairs Intern Evan Escamilla coordinated outreach this past summer at the Elwha River dam removal project at...Read more

Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps Providing Summer Jobs for Detroit-Area Teens

3BL Media
This summer 80 Detroit-area students will participate in a unique employment experience through Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program created and sponsored by Johnson Controls in...Read more

Johnson Controls' Conservation Leadership Corps providing summer jobs for Detroit-area teens

PR Newswire

DETROIT, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — This summer 80 Detroit-area students will participate in a unique employment experience through Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program created and sponsored by Johnson Controls in partnership with the Student...Read more

Johnson Controls Sponsors Conservation Leadership Corps for 70 Milwaukee Youth

Press Release

Environmental work and education program focuses on local flood cleanup effort. Seventy Milwaukee teens, sponsored by Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI) are keeping busy this summer as participants of the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) summer youth employment program.

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