SCA Statement on the Death of Dr. Lee Talbot

SCA mourns the passing of Lee Talbot, Ph.D., husband of SCA Co-Founder Martha “Marty” Hayne Talbot and one of the most distinguished ecologists the world has ever known.

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Statement by SCA CEO and President Stephanie Meeks on the Renewal of GulfCorps

“Today, the RESTORE Council, charged with restoring the long-term health of the Gulf Coast ecosystem and economy, announced it has awarded $11.9 million to...Read more

SCA Statement on the Verdict in Minneapolis

More than a century ago, a minister by the name of Francis Bellamy authored the original Pledge of Allegiance and, with it, the words “justice for all.” Bellamy hoped the Pledge, and that phrase in particular, would help unite a nation still struggling in the aftermath of the Civil War.

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Young Americans Believe Climate Change is Real – and Want to Do More to Stop It

(ARLINGTON, VA) April 20, 2021 —- Eighty-six percent of young Americans believe the world’s climate is changing and 71% conclude human activities are the cause, but youth are struggling to identify individual practices they can take to improve global sustainability, according to a new nationwide...Read more

SCA Tree-Planting Blitz Kicks Off at County Park

The Times

Trees can do plenty of good, environmentally, economically, and even emotionally. All it takes is someone to plant, trim, and maintain them.

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SCA Statement on American Jobs Plan

This week, the White House unveiled its American Jobs Plan, which, among other objectives, is designed to improve the nation’s infrastructure, invest in clean energy, advance...Read more

Dr. Mamie Parker

Former USFWS Trailblazer Mamie Parker Voted Chair of SCA Board

(ARLINGTON, VA) March 30 2021 —- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, has announced its board of directors unanimously elected Dr.

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Nat'l Forests, SC Governor's School of Ag, and SCA Team Up On the Trail

The SC Governor’s School for Agriculture at John de la Howe (JDLH) and the Francis Marion & Sumter National Forests (FMS) have more than a few things in common - first, Agriculture, and second, they have a passion to educate and mentor the youth of South Carolina.

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SCA Statement on Violence Against Asian Americans

The Student Conservation Association mourns and strongly condemns the recent rash of violence against Asians and Asian Americans.

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SCA Statement on Deb Haaland at DOI

Statement from SCA CEO and President Stephanie Meeks on U.S. Senate Confirmation of Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior

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