SCA Chicago All Women's Crew is Making a Difference!

WMAQ - NBC Chicago

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Conservation Legend Gets Her Own Tree

Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam ’55 was able to keep her emotions in check eight years ago at the White House when President Barack Obama presented her with the nation’s second highest civilian award, the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal.
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Student Volunteers Help Coho Salmon Access Habitat


A fish pass near Petersburg has been rebuilt to continue to allow Coho salmon to reach spawning grounds. After a few years of delays, the U.S. Forest Service is finishing the Mitchell Creek project this summer.

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Students Volunteer in Local Forests

Bennington Banner

Having just dragged a metal culvert down the side of Glastenbury Mountain, Katie Rice and the team of volunteers alongside her were downright exuberant.

“We got stuck in the mud pits a couple of times,” she admitted, “but we got through it.”

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Digging in the Dirt with SCA Adirondack Corps

Adirondack Daily Enterprise

People who live in cities like Washington, Los Angeles and New York spend an average of about an hour traveling to and from work each day.

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Arboretum Has Pull with Student Conservation Association Volunteers

Madison Park Times

Edmonds-Woodway High junior Max Pearson has been working up a sweat with other teen Student Conservation Association recruits this summer.

“I like being outside a lot,” he said. “I feel it’s better to do a job that helps the environment and save the planet than do some retail job.”

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Teens Conduct Survey of Trees in Greencastle


The tree-lined streets of Greencastle are now on OpenTreeMap.

A Student Conservation Association crew was in town Tuesday conducting an inventory of Greencastle’s street trees.

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Inspiration Awaits at Detroit River National Wildlife Refuge

Detroit News

by Rachel Felder, SCA Intern

The great outdoors is widely considered the ultimate classroom, and nowhere does knowledge flow like Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. Located just south of the Motor City, Detroit River is North America’s only international wildlife refuge.

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Summer Jobs Connect Youth To MidPen Open Space

A partnership between the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and the Student Conservation Association has East Palo Alto teens learning job skills while earning school credit and a paycheck in Midpen’s public open space preserves this summer, according to officials.

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Recognition Ceremony for Pickens, Student Conservation Association at Rebuilt Mitchell Creek Fish Pass

US Forest Service

PETERSBURG, Alaska, August 7, 2018 – The U.S.

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