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The remaking of history: Renovation progresses on Thornburg farm

The Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, NC

ASHEBORO — A crew of military veterans recently spent about a month in Randolph County preserving history.The men and women replaced the roof, repaired windows and tackled other renovations at a 19th-century farmhouse at the Thornburg Trailhead on the northwestern edge of the Birkhead Mountains...Read more

The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Huffington Post

Growing up in the Petworth section of the District of Columbia, I was 10 years old before I saw my first real park. I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my salvation from the drugs and violence that were ravaging my community…

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The Power of Washington's Open Park Spaces

Huffington Post

Growing up in the Petworth section of the District of Columbia, I was 10 years old before I saw my first real park. I didn’t realize at the time that it would be my salvation from the drugs and violence that were ravaging my community.

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The Plight Of The Plover At Cape Cod National Seashore

National Parks Traveler

Student Conservation Association interns worked on Cape Cod National Seashore this summer to educate beach-goers on piping plovers, a threatened shorebird. SCA photo.Source: National Parks Traveler, by Theresa ConnIt was early morning on Cape Cod National Seashore. I was walking cautiously along...Read more

The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees

Washington Post

Peter Baker of the New York Times — and formerly of The Washington Post — was the pool reporter for President Obama’s tree planting event with the Student Conservation Association this afternoon. His report:No news, but some color from the tree planting.Motorcade left the White...Read more

The North Face Unveils "Never Stop," First Global Campaign in Company History

THE NORTH FACE UNVEILS “NEVER STOP,” FIRST GLOBAL CAMPAIGN IN COMPANY HISTORY

U.S. campaign continues partnership with the Department of the Interior honoring four 21st Century Conservation Service Corps members making a difference in their communities

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C.J. Goulding, SCA Alumnus

The Fierce Urgency of Nature

Children & Nature Network

In August, more than 50 people came together on Washington’s Bainbridge Island for the Children & Nature Network’s Natural Leaders Legacy Camp, held at the Islandwood campus.

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The Career-Defining Power of Volunteering

The Huffington Post
by Jaime B. Matyas, President & CEO, SCA
 
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The Audacity of Liz Putnam

Yankee
Like most origin stories, this one begins at the intersection of chance and destiny.
 
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Ten young Norwalkers improve trail at Cranbury Park as part of summer jobs program

The Hour

Source: The Hour.

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