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Backcountry stewards, assistant forest rangers will patrol outdoors

Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Source: Adirondack Daily Enterprise
By MIKE LYNCH - Outdoors Writer, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

With the busy summer hiking season approaching, the state Department of Environmental Conservation recently announced that it will have backcountry stewards and assistant forest...Read more

Baltimore City Teen Has Special Earth Day

WJZ-TV

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.As Mike Schuh reports, the City College junior’s passion for the environment led him to a national stage.The president came to a tree planting—not because they need an extra worker,...Read more

Baltimore Teens Trade Summer in the City for Conservation in the Wilderness

PRWeb

Student Conservation Association Crew Hard at Work in New Mexico’s Carson National ForestCarson National Forest, NM (PRWEB) August 20, 2012They traveled 2,000 miles from home, trading high-rise buildings for towering trees, city lights for twinkling stars, and an urban cacophony for the melodies...Read more

SCA ECC crew at Connetquot State Park on Long Island

Behind the LI trees killed by the southern pine beetle

Newsday

It’s a lovely brook. The current is strong and the water gurgles as it rushes under a footbridge. Canada geese honk in the distance. A hiking trail parallels the brook, lined with trees on both banks.
 
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Big Steps Forward for State Parks

Sacramento Bee

On Wednesday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed two important measures that will help move California’s world-class state park system and its steward, the Department of Parks and Recreation, forward in the 21st century.

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Biologist dedicates her life to raising Kemp's ridley turtles, saving a species

Caller-Times

By Mark Collette, Caller-Times (excerpted)
CORPUS CHRISTI - For 31 years, one woman has been a savior, advocate, dogged researcher, champion and mother for a creature that once teetered on the brink of extinction.Now, after all those years, it looks like her babies are growing up.
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Bob Birkby To Give Keynote at Wilderness Risk Management Conference

SCA

SCA veteran Bob Birkby will give the keynote address at the annual Wilderness Risk Management Conference (Register Now!), to be held October 14-16 in Durham, North Carolina.Author of Lightly on the Land, SCA’s manual of backcountry work skills, Birkby led high school Work crews for...Read more

Boeing, SCA Team up to Teach Seattle Youth Green Job Skills

PRWeb

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced the Boeing Company Charitable Trust has renewed its support for SCA’s Seattle community programs through 2011.

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Botanists At Grand Canyon National Park Working to Bring Plant Back from the Brink

National Parks Traveler

Posted March 28th, 2010 by Kurt Repanshek on National Parks TravelerIt’s a tiny plant, one with a beautiful purple flower, and it just might be one that can be brought back from the brink of extinction.Earlier this month botanists at Grand Canyon National Park were beaming when one...Read more

BP Oil Spill Inspires One Eyed Rhyno to Record 'The Bird'

JSYK

By Nadine Cheung, © 2010 JSYKIn April, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. Five months later, a cement plug has sealed BP’s gushing well, but people will be feeling the effects from the incident for years to come.

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