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Vassar students plant 1,000 trees

Poughkeepsie Journal

Carrie Perkins had an idea.

As part of an independent research project, Perkins, a senior biology major at Vassar College, decided it would be a good idea to plant … a forest.

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Vassar Alumna Returns To Help Plant Hundreds Of Trees

WAMC Northeast Public Radio

A 1955 Vassar College graduate returned to campus this week to participate in a tree-planting project as part of an organization she founded.That was a tulip tree getting its first drink after being planted in a 5-acre site at Poughkeepsie-based Vassar College’s 530-acre Farm and Ecological...Read more

Vassar alumna Elizabeth Putnam ’55 receives the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal at White House ceremony, August 4, 2010.

Vassar Info News

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—On August 4 in a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama awarded Student Conservation Association (SCA) founder and Vassar College alumna Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam ’55 the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal for “performing exemplary deeds of service for her...Read more

USFS Interns in Juneau Receive SCA Award for Outstanding Service

Press Release

(JUNEAU, AK) July 18, 2011- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, recently awarded SCA member’s Megan Barnhart and Travis Bushman the SCA Conservation Leadership Award for their outstanding contributions and service to public...Read more

USDA Blog: Forests in Arizona Train Veterans

USDA

Reblogged from the USDA Blog. Article by Candra Berg, U.S. Forest Service Office of Communication.
Civilian life is unlike that of military life in the service. Two forests, the Apache-Sitgreaves and the Prescott National Forest have recently developed programs to help veterans in...Read more

Urban youths embrace nature thanks to wilderness jobs

The Daily Courier

BLM/Courtesy photo.

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Urban Parks Transcend National Politics

National League of Cities CitiesSpeak.org
 
by Jamie B. Matyas, President/CEO, Student Conservation Assoociation
 
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University of Wisconsin tops educational institutions providing most volunteers to nation's leading youth conservation organization

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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Union Bank teams with SCA to protect California parks

SCA

Partnership Includes Volunteer Restoration Project at Chino Hills State Park

(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) – May 15, 2012 – California state parks will get some crucial extra hands this summer thanks to a new partnership announced by The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Union...Read more

U.S. Forest Service and SCA To Partner on ARRA Trailwork

Rockbridge Weekly

Roanoke, VA (Feb. 8, 2010) - The U.S. Forest Service and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) will partner to improve numerous trails on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, using funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). SCA is currently recruiting...Read more

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