State Game Lands Rededication Honors Heroes of United Flight 93

Pennsylvania Pressroom

Forty American flags stood tall and the sound of bagpipes rang out on State Game Lands 93 in Somerset County as the Pennsylvania Game Commission rededicated a memorial to honor the 40 heroic passengers and crew members of United Airlines Flight 93.

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SCA Crew Joins Chippewa National Forest for Summer 2021

This summer the Chippewa National Forest was fortunate to host a group of Student Conservation Association (SCA) interns. SCA is an organization created by Liz Putnam, who modeled it based on the Civilian Conservation Corp model.

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Remembering Richard Guadagno, Wildlife Refuge Manager and Flight 93 Passenger


Richard Guadagno was the Refuge Manager at the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge at the time of the September 11, 2001 attacks. He was passenger 19A on flight 93, the plane that crashed in an open field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. 

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A New Park Brings Nature Closer to Home

Keene Sentinel

Roberta Royce’s excitement was palpable as she walked along a nearly finished boardwalk, pointing to the things she loved — three tall willow trees, a swath of cattails, a small brook tumbling over rocks.

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Biologists Observe Rare Birds with Nest Cams

Fort Hood Sentinel

After months of planning, coordination and a lot of patience, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Fort Hood’s Natural Resources Branch have successfully monitored and filmed a black-capped vireo nest.

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Alaska ‘Super Bloom’: the Beauty of Regrowth

Homer News

It was March 16 of 2019 when I first heard of the ecological phenomenon known as a “super bloom,” an event that draws thousands to the desertscape of California.

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Meet the Chicagoan Determined to Break Down Barriers to Outdoor Inclusion for Latino People Like Him

The 297-acre Big Marsh Bike Park on Chicago’s Southeast Side draws herons, egrets, and mallards to its wetlands, coyotes and deer to its meadows, and riders to its bike trails.

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SCA Statement on the Nomination of Charles Sams III as Director of the National Park Service

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) applauds the nomination of Charles “Chuck” Sams III as director of the National Park Service. Mr.
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Conservation Begins Here, With Each One of Us

By Dakota Springer

The thing about poison ivy – aside from the obvious, of course – is once you know what it looks like, you can’t not see it.

Like a lot of things in life.

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SCA Covid-19 Management Plan

Since the start of the pandemic, SCA has continually monitored Covid-19 trends, CDC guidance, and related local protocols.

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