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Maintaining Chicago's Natural Areas at Big Marsh Park

Paul Fitzgerald, Friends of Big Marsh
Starting their service earlier this summer, SCA members Maryam Bledsoe and Kelly Escarcega are stewards of Big Marsh and other natural areas in the Calumet Region.
 
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A Talk on the Wild Side

Open Spaces

by Felice Yarbough, Urban Park Ranger, Houston, Texas

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Studying Maryland’s Official State Reptile on Pax River’s Beaches

NAS Patuxent River Tester

Since the end of May, a group of dedicated volunteers has been combing the beaches at NAS Patuxent River trying to learn and document what they can about the installation’s Northern Diamondback Terrapin population and their nesting habitat.

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Student Conservation Association Names Dr. Mamie Parker as Vice Chair of Board

(ARLINGTON, VA) July 27, 2020 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced its board of directors has unanimously elected Dr. Mamie Parker as vice chairwoman of the board. The vote positions Dr.

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Congress Wants to Fix Public Lands

The Guardian

by Sally Jewell and Ken Salazar

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Nature Detective Makes Exploring Fun at Letchworth State Park

WKBW-TV
LETCHWORTH STATE PARK, NY (WKBW-TV — When the COVID crisis put a damper on live programming at Letchworth State Park, Conrad Baker went into action on the internet. He started producing “Nature Detectives” segments on Facebook.
 
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SCA Statement on Congressional Passage of Great American Outdoors Act

The Student Conservation Association applauds Congressional approval of the Great American Outdoors Act and looks forward to seeing the President add his signature to this landmark legislation.

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SCA Statement on Latino Conservation Week

As SCA works with others to forge a more inclusive conservation community, we enthusiastically commemorate Latino Conservation Week.

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SCA Appoints Rob Murphy Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

(ARLINGTON, VA) July 20, 2020 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has named Rob Murphy as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO).

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SCA Calls for Passage of The CORPS Act

Statement by SCA Chief Executive Officer and President Stephanie Meeks

“Officially, it is called the Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service Act. However, it is most often referred to by its acronym, the CORPS Act, and nothing could be truer.

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