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Chi-Cal Rivers Fund Announces $1.3 Million in Grants, Including $270K for SCA

Sys-Con.com

Today Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners announced seven projects selected to receive $1.3 million in grant funding that will improve and enhance waterways in the...Read more

Interior Secretary Jewell Announces Grants to Put Young People to Work on Public Lands

US Department of the Interior
Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced more than $350,000 in funding to engage youth and veterans in hands-on conservation projects on public lands from Big Bend National Park in Texas to North Cascades National Park in Washington State.
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Memorial Art Exhibit Honors Late SCA Alumnus

The Vermont Standard

This winter, the AVA Gallery and Art Center will feature the remarkable artwork of Lawrence J. Nowlan Jr. who died unexpectedly three years ago leaving not only his young family of three behind but pieces of artwork that earned him national and international fame.

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Penn. DCNR Expands Economic Impact of State Forests, Parks with SCA

KLTV
In a year marked by the renaming of major state forest and parklands in honor of three conservation icons, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn cited three initiatives — creation of a task force to maximize forest-related jobs, a new online tool to i
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Students Learn About Climate Change On The 606

DNA Info
Even though neighborhoods like Logan Square and Humboldt Park are miles away from Lake Michigan, plants in the area still see an impact from the great lake.
 
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SCA Mourns Stephen R. Kellert, Ph.D.

SCA joins the many worldwide saddened by the loss of Stephen R. Kellert, Ph.D., an influential pioneer in promoting the benefits of human connections with nature.
 
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A wildfire blazes in Great Smokey National Park in November, 2016.

Fire on the Mountain: a Q&A with intern Logan Boldon from Great Smoky Mountains NP

Logan, an SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador who has worked for most of the year with the communities neighboring Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is among those temporarily relocated due to deadly wildfires. We spoke with him on Wednesday morning, November 30th.
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SCA CEO Jaime B. Matyas on US Presidential Election: Official Statement

One of the most unorthodox and divisive presidential elections in US history has come to an end, its outcome leaving many astounded and unsure what comes next. There was consensus going into Tuesday however, that Americans were generally dissatisfied with the country’s direction.
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SCA Helps Chip Away at Historic Montague Building

New Jersey Herald
The steady “tink, tink” of hammer driving chisel against mortar filled the chilly morning air as a group of restoration specialists began the job of sprucing up the Neldon-Roberts Stonehouse on Route 206.
 
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Improve Youth Employment While Maintaining Our National Parks

Youth Today
by Jaime Matyas, CEO, Student Conservation Association
 
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