Triple Your Impact - Pipa Elias's Story

Pipa Elias (pictured above, top row, second on the left), currently the Director of Agriculture, North America at The Nature Conservancy, has several meaningful memories from her SCA internship and work.
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Triple Your Impact - Jonathan Fennell's Story

Meet Jonathan “Jay” Fennell (pictured above on the left), a geologist with the Bureau of Land Management in Alaska.
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Mother of the American Youth Conservation Movement

Liz Titus Putnam looked at dozens of people in the dining hall at a Dutchess County summer camp — eating, talking and laughing — and she saw a room full of connections.

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Discovering Nature and Public Service in the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps

Good Natured

by John Jimenez, Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps

My teacher, Mr. Hearne, showed my class a flyer for a summer job with the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps. I was interested because the pay was pretty good — but there was a problem.

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SCA Hudson Valley AmeriCorps Celebrates 20 Years of Conserving the Region’s Resources

Student Conservation Association

(FISHKILL, NY) November 5, 2019 —- The 20th season of the Student Conservation Association’s Hudson Valley AmeriCorps Program was among its most productive, organizers reported at a ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of the program’s 40 young adult members.

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Hope Takes Wing for Endangered Bird

by Lindsey DeLuna, OPRHP Environmental Steward and SCA Intern

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SCA Crew Works to Preserve Indiana's Only National Park

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Some local students are coming together to keep Indiana's only national park beautiful.
The volunteers are working to preserve the Indiana Dunes.
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For SCA Alumnus, Denim and Mountaineering Go Hand in Hand


Throwback photos stir up laughs, memories and – for denim heads – a wealth of vintage denim inspiration. Rivet asked individuals in the denim industry to take a look back and reminisce about a denim moment in time captured on film.

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National Parks Are Falling Apart. These Diverse Service Corps Can Help Fix Them

Fast Company

America’s national park system is getting wilder by the second—and that’s not great news for visitors. This country’s park system is made up of more than 85 million acres of outdoor space.

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SCA Alumnus Driving Research Into African American History at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Smoky Mountain News
Many plotlines weave through the story of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but if the park were a book, some of those plotlines be written in bold, with others buried in small type. 
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