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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Students Help Fight Scotch Broom

The Daily Astorian

Not many high school students would describe their dream summer plans as chopping down invasive plants in the middle of the forest.

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Teens ‘Rough It,’ See Shore, Work to Conserve Nature

Cape May County Herald

About a dozen teens from across the nation recently left their imprints at the Cape May Point (CMP) State Park. They took with them impressions of “amazing wildlife, spectacular beaches” and an experience that showed them what “effective conservation looks like.”

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Intern Follows Passion for Conservation to Homer

Homer Tribune

Born in New Mexico and raised in Arizona, Katie Russell spent her youth hiking, camping and attending and teaching at summer camps.

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Students Help at Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge in Texas

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Marching out of the Discovery Center at Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday, a dozen young people in bright blue shirts set to work shoveling dirt, maneuvering wheelbarrows, unraveling hoses and hefting 5-gallon pots.

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Rangers Explain Outdoors with Discover the Parks

Concord Monitor

As weekend visitors to the Bear Brook State Park camp store stopped in for supplies and firewood, Bethany Bryant of Greenville, Ky., stood behind her display table next to a big, orange banner and invited young campers to come take a look.

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Student Crews Take to Backcountry

The Sun

This year marks the 20th field season for backcountry trail work by Student Conservation Association crews in the Adirondack Park.

Managed in cooperation with Americorps here, 18 crew members have set to work in remote backcountry areas.

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Students Benefit from PA Outdoor Corps

Scranton Times-Tribune

The group had to rebuild wooden stairs on the hottest day of the summer.

“Give a try again. You can do it,” Jordany Krawinkel said while encouraging a co-worker who was prying a rotting railroad tie out of a staircase at Tuscarora State Park.

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