Two-year Project to Connect Whiskeytown Trails Complete

The Record Searchlight

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area park Superintendent Jim Milestone, left, jokes with coworker Gary Bischof Saturday during the Shasta-Trinity Trail’s “golden spike” ceremony of its grand opening.

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Two years after Station Fire, SCA crews restore Angeles Forest

Daily News LA

Original Article From Daily News LA, By C.J.

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Two SCA Interns are in a Win-Win Situation

Neocho Daily News

Diamond, Mo. - Thanks to the Student Conservation Association, the George Washington Carver National Monument, has had some extra hands this summer.George Keeler and Sarah Blacksher, both seniors at Missouri Southern State University, have served a 12-week internship this summer, helping out the...Read more

Turtle patrol

The Tribune Georgian

By Johna Strickland, The Tribune GeorgianSarah Rose pulls up the reed marking where the sea turtle laid her eggs 77 days ago in the sands of Cumberland Island’s beach. She wiggles at least one hand into a latex glove and commences digging.Within two inches the rain-packed sand gives way to...Read more

Trees and trees for miles: A city kid learns to love our national parks

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 24, 2012 By Wanda Murphy / Special to the Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-GazettePITTSBURGH — I often see people settle for good. I would rather strive for great.That’s what made me join the Student Conservation Association when I was 16 years old.

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Trail Crews Peak On Kanaka

A News Cafe

Originally published on August 11, 2011 on A News CafeBy Paul ShigleyWe serious journalists would never write a story simply as an excuse to run a photograph.

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To Get a Green Job, Don't Just Look for an Office Internship

According to numerous studies, the two skills most valued by employers are teamwork and trainability. This is why internships are so popular: they provide evidence for both.But an office internship is not the only way to demonstrate these desirable qualities.

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Three-Year, $400,000 Tree Grant for SCA Students Planted in Vallejo

Vallejo Times-Herald
Woodsy Owl must be doing somersaults which, for an owl, is pretty impressive.
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These campers make us all happy

NH Union Leader

Six hundred and seventy tires dumped at Rock Rimmon are now gone, thanks to a group of Manchester high school students and their mentors from the Student Conservation Association.

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The Top-Rated Environmental Charities

Planet Green

Do you have one of those friends who doesn’t donate to charity because he’s so darn sure that the money just goes to waste? “They just spend all the charity money on candy,” says your friend. He may not say that, but I’m sure he says something equally bizarre.But maybe this...Read more


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