Shaftsbury resident Putnam honored for lifetime commitment to conservation

Bennington Banner

 Wednesday August 4, 2010, by Neal P.

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Vermonter wins Presidential award

Burlington Free Press

Wednesday, August 4, 2010, by Nicole Gaudiano, Free Press Washington WriterWASHINGTON — In 1955, Elizabeth “Liz” Putnam proposed having student volunteers help maintain national parks for her senior thesis at Vassar College.She received an A.Wednesday, after spending more than 50 years making...Read more

Kids go nuts over nature

Northwest Navigator

Naval Station Everett’s Child and Youth Programs invite children 5 to 12 years old to come out Tuesday through Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for half-day camps throughout the summer at the Smokey Point Support Complex in Marysville.

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Johnson Controls Sponsors Conservation Leadership Corps for 70 Milwaukee Youth

Press Release

Environmental work and education program focuses on local flood cleanup effort. Seventy Milwaukee teens, sponsored by Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI) are keeping busy this summer as participants of the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) summer youth employment program.

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Youth tend trails this summer

Pacifica Tribune

By Jane Northrop - Pacifica Tribune Staff WriterRakes and pitchforks in hand, local youth widened the overgrown Hazelnut Trail in San Pedro Valley Park this month and fulfilled other tasks at the direction of the park rangers.A group of high school aged youth called Student Conservation...Read more

Monumental piles of trash

The Explorer Newspaper

By Randy Metcalf, The ExplorerNote from SCA: We’ve been doing this on the border for awhile nowFifteen large garbage bags fill the beds of two pickup trucks after one morning spent cleaning up the desert.The mess consists of backpacks, shirts, shoes, toiletries, pants, plastic bags, water...Read more

SCA Members have fun building trails in Hunterdon parks

NJ Star-Ledger

From the NJ Star-LedgerCLINTON TOWNSHIP — Twenty-two teenagers from Warren and Hunterdon counties are waking up at dawn this summer, heading to the woods and hiking to the top of a mountain - five days a week. And that’s not the hard part.Once they make it to the ridge, the teens set to work...Read more

SCA's Gulf Oil Response


SCA interns throughout the Gulf region are scrambling to conduct wildlife mortality surveys and establish baseline data before the oil takes a larger toll on area wetlands and beaches, including at Pelican Islands National Wildlife Refuge on the eastern coast of Florida. Read more.

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Help SCA and the Pittsburgh Pirates Plant a Community Garden


Please vote now!Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates and City of Pittsburgh asking Pittsburghers to vote for McCutchen’s Pepsi Refresh ProjectAndrew McCutchen and the Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that they have partnered with Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, the City of Pittsburgh and the...Read more

SCA and NRG Energy Power Up Youth Conservation Programs

News12 and EarthTimes

NRG Provides $50,000 to Fund Volunteer Efforts NationwideStamford, CT (Vocus) July 15, 2010 — The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, is partnering with NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) to provide green jobs and service opportunities to youth in...Read more


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