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Hunterdon County teens spend the summer building trails

MyCentralJersey

By Walter O’BrienThe New Jersey Green Team of the Student Conservation Association, a national organization whose mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders, showed off its summer’s work to the Hunterdon County Board of Freeholders at Tuesday’s meeting.John...Read more

Huge swath of Angeles National Forest reopens

Times Community News

Source: Beige Luciano-Adams and Jason Wells, Times Community News

Danny Saunders, 20 of Arcadia, talks about working for the Student Conservation Association’s Angeles Wildfire Recovery Project at the Wildwood Picnic Area in Big Tujunga Canyon in the Angeles National Forest in...Read more

Howling for Wolves and Voting Rights in Michigan

Huffington Post

Almost three decades ago, I spent a summer as a Student Conservation Association ranger at Isle Royale National Park, in the farthest reaches of northern Michigan.

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Hire Education

National Parks Conservation Association

On a snowy March afternoon in Seward, Alaska, I lead a dozen teenagers in a writing exercise. Weʼve filled a whiteboard with “Jobs You Could Have for the NPSˮ (ranger and scientist top the list), and now the students are huddled up imagining a career for themselves.

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High School Students Spend Summer Building Trails in the Wilderness

US Forest Service

Student Conservation Association students; Sue Davendonis, Dominick Schiessel, Wynter Lim, Zachary Wagner-Zapelllusch, Trevor Smith, Anthony Fasick and Chris Arrate in Granite Chief Wilderness.Bob Holland, Trails and Wilderness Technician with the Truckee Ranger District - SourceThe Student...Read more

SCA CEO Jaime Matyas speaks in front of the Washington Monument August 25. 2015

Here's One Way To Finance Underfunded Conservation Work: Corporations

Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — The Department of Interior announced a new partnership on Tuesday with outdoor retailer The North Face to promote the work of citizen conservation corps across the country.

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Hemlock, Pennsylvania state tree, worth a special fight

Pocono Record

Forestry scientists are engaged in a frustrating but important fight to save Pennsylvania’s state tree, the Eastern hemlock.The hemlock woolly adelgid continues to lay siege to the commonwealth’s hemlocks, literally sucking the life out of the trees. The adelgid’s destructive...Read more

Helping nature while learning skills: Youth spend summer building a nature trail in Veterans Memorial Park

Bridgeport News

Written by Brad DurrellMayor Bill Finch talks to Student Conservation Association program participant Chris Diaz about the trail work at Veterans Memorial Park in the North End.Joseph Martinez got a taste of the real world this summer.The 17-year-old participated in the Student Conservation...Read more

Help SCA and the Pittsburgh Pirates Plant a Community Garden

SCA

Please vote now!Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates and City of Pittsburgh asking Pittsburghers to vote for McCutchen’s Pepsi Refresh ProjectAndrew McCutchen and the Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that they have partnered with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, the City of Pittsburgh...Read more

Hazelwood Play Trail will be first in the city with 10 (very cool) playscapes

Next Pittsburgh

Fred Rogers understood play as a serious teacher of valuable life lessons, calling it “the true work of childhood.”

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