DEC Announces Restoration of Accessible Trail at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center

Hamlet Hub

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today the completed restoration and improvement of an accessible trail at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center in Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County.

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US Forest Service and Student Conservation Association Invest in New Talent

U.S. Forest Service

The Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting environmental education, and the U.S. Forest Service sponsored the Southern Region’s first-ever Roving Forest Management Corps, a young adult crew caring for the nation’s forests.

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SCA Statement on Establishing a Civilian Climate Corps

President Biden today announced a path to Congressional approval of an ambitious strategy to advance employment, education, health care, and more. The Student Conservation Association applauds a key part of this plan, the creation of a robust Civilian Climate Corps.

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Getting a Boost from SCA Trail Crews

Peninsula Clarion

This past summer, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge saw the benefit from four additional trail crews provided by the Student Conservation Association.

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State Game Lands Rededication Honors Heroes of United Flight 93

Pennsylvania Pressroom

Forty American flags stood tall and the sound of bagpipes rang out on State Game Lands 93 in Somerset County as the Pennsylvania Game Commission rededicated a memorial to honor the 40 heroic passengers and crew members of United Airlines Flight 93.

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SCA Crew Joins Chippewa National Forest for Summer 2021

This summer the Chippewa National Forest was fortunate to host a group of Student Conservation Association (SCA) interns. SCA is an organization created by Liz Putnam, who modeled it based on the Civilian Conservation Corp model.

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Remembering Richard Guadagno, Wildlife Refuge Manager and Flight 93 Passenger


Richard Guadagno was the Refuge Manager at the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge at the time of the September 11, 2001 attacks. He was passenger 19A on flight 93, the plane that crashed in an open field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. 

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A New Park Brings Nature Closer to Home

Keene Sentinel

Roberta Royce’s excitement was palpable as she walked along a nearly finished boardwalk, pointing to the things she loved — three tall willow trees, a swath of cattails, a small brook tumbling over rocks.

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Biologists Observe Rare Birds with Nest Cams

Fort Hood Sentinel

After months of planning, coordination and a lot of patience, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Fort Hood’s Natural Resources Branch have successfully monitored and filmed a black-capped vireo nest.

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Alaska ‘Super Bloom’: the Beauty of Regrowth

Homer News

It was March 16 of 2019 when I first heard of the ecological phenomenon known as a “super bloom,” an event that draws thousands to the desertscape of California.

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