Trees and trees for miles: A city kid learns to love our national parks

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 24, 2012 By Wanda Murphy / Special to the Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-GazettePITTSBURGH — I often see people settle for good. I would rather strive for great.That’s what made me join the Student Conservation Association when I was 16 years old.

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In Conservation, Youths’ Actions Speak Loudest


Editor’s note: Many in the conservation community responded with a collective “Oh, really?” when recent reports indicated young people today don’t feel the same imperative to act on behalf of the environment as previous generations. News accounts referred to a “particularly steep decline...Read more

Announcing I Heart Snow contest winners

Take a look at the winning photos for the I Heart Snow Contest
As you know, SCA believes in getting out. In giving back and loving nature.

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SCA Works To Nurture Life-Long Love For Outdoors in Youth

National Parks Traveler

This article originally appeared on the National Parks Traveler.
By Kurt Repanshek
Who will be the next stewards and advocates of the national parks?

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Teens from SCA tour a Seattle water treatment plant

Water System Operator Mag

By Ted J.

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Enter the I Heart Snow Photo Contest by March 12!


The contest has now ended
Last chance! There are just four days left to enter your photo in SCA’s “I Heart Snow” photo contest. I guess there is snow out there and we’re getting the photo submissions to prove it.
As you know, SCA believes in getting out. In giving back...Read more

A proud legacy

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette


LITTLE ROCK — Until a year ago, I had never set foot in a national park. Now, I’m taking my first step toward a park career. My journey has been influenced by many, and my goal now is to do the same for others.
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Urban youths embrace nature thanks to wilderness jobs

The Daily Courier

BLM/Courtesy photo.

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Park to host NPS Academy for college students

The Cherokee One Feather

Posted on The Cherokee One Feather
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is partnering with the Student Conservation Association to host a National Park Service (NPS) Academy for college students from March 12-16.

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Career Opportunities Now Available Through 2012 ARAMARK Environmental Sustainability Internship Program


( / CSR News) - (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Philadelphia, PA - March 1, 2012 - ARAMARK, a world leader in professional services, is offering career opportunities to young professionals through its Environmental Sustainability Internship Program.

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