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My Turn: Alaska’s National Parks Need Infrastructure Support

Juneau Empire
 
by Jeff Samuels, SCA Alaska Partnership Director
 
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MUFG and SCA Team Up to Support Conservation During “MUFG Gives Back” Volunteer Month

LOS ANGELES, November 10, 2017 – MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
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Mount Rainier National Park Honors SCA Intern, Others with Valor Memorial

(LONGMIRE, WA) — A new memorial was dedicated at Mount Rainier National Park on Friday, August 25, 2017- the 101st anniversary of the National Park Service. The memorial honors four people who lost their lives in the park while in the act of saving or rescuing others.
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More Than Measurement: Changing Lives with SCA

Search Institute

By Kate Hagner, Program Quality Manager, Student Conservation Association

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More Than 1,000 Volunteers to Serve in SCA Earth Day Projects Nationwide

Press Release
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, will engage more than 1,000 volunteers in Earth Day service projects in ten major U.S. cities, the green nonprofit announced today.
 
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Moose GPS Collar Study is First in 30 Years

Fox Bangor

GREENVILLE - Moose have become synonymous with the state of Maine, and preserving the population is a priority for wildlife biologists.

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Monumental piles of trash

The Explorer Newspaper

By Randy Metcalf, The ExplorerNote from SCA: We’ve been doing this on the border for awhile nowFifteen large garbage bags fill the beds of two pickup trucks after one morning spent cleaning up the desert.The mess consists of backpacks, shirts, shoes, toiletries, pants, plastic bags, water...Read more

Monitoring water quality of local streams

The Washington Post

Source: The Washington PostWhile many of her peers have congressional internships or jobs that have kept them inside air conditioned office buildings, Kelsey Stafford has spent her summer working outdoors examining the environment of the nation’s capital.As an intern with the National Park...Read more

Milwaukee teenagers dig into environmental work

Journal Sentinel

Summer in the city conjures images of crowded pools and road construction - not teenagers wielding pickaxes. But 55 teens ages 15 to 19 bypassed the beach to participate in the Milwaukee Conservation Leadership Corps, a six-week summer job program that pays Milwaukee youth $7.50 an hour to do...Read more

Mesquite HS senior recognized for help with nature trails

Dallas Morning News/Mesquite Blog

By Karel HollowayKendra Hodges, a Mesquite High School senior, has spent a lot of time on the city’s nature trails.She and other students with her high school Student Conservation Association have worked to build and maintain the trails.And the work has paid off with nicer trails for...Read more

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