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Invasion at Valley Forge

WHYY - PBS Philadelphia

Watch the Video on WHYY.orgThis video highlights the work of Valley Forge’s Student Conservation Association in eradicating the park of invasive species. The video is created by the park staff and the teens of the SCA.

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Working for a Cleaner, Greener Stamford: Students Give Back Through Hands-On Conservation Service Program

Press Release

Stamford, CT — Forty-two high school students from the greater Stamford area earned their “green stripes” this summer through a six-week Student Conservation Association (SCA) program funded [in part by the Fairfield County Community Foundation.

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Park Ranger and SCA Alum Uses Life Story To Reach Out To Latinos

NPR

By Sasha KhokhaYosemite National Park sits on the edge of California’s rural San Joaquin Valley, a farming region that’s nearly 50 percent Latino. Yet few of the region’s Latino residents ever visit the park.That’s where Yosemite ranger Mauricio Escobar comes in, with an...Read more

Former Collegiate Runners Make Impact with SCA

Keene Equinox

Photo by brewbooks - cc deedBy Cody Guerrero - Equinox StaffIt certainly isn’t uncommon for the college or even the professional athlete to make a difference outside of their sport. For former KSC cross-country runners Patrick Craven and Sean Gavagahn that is exactly the case.Craven and...Read more

SCA Endorses Second Century Commission Report on National Parks

SCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKevin Hamilton 603.543.1700 [email protected](CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 28, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for youth, has...Read more

SCA Receives The Corporate Fund Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

SCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kevin Hamilton603.543.1700 [email protected](CHARLESTOWN, NH, September 24, 2009)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leading provider of conservation service opportunities for...Read more

Volunteer follows conservation ethic to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project

The Times Herald

The “Great Outdoors” has always lured people for a variety of reasons. But more and more young people are heading to places like Tioga-Hammond & Cowanesque Lakes, a U.S.

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Seeing ruins at Wupatki National Monument

azcentral.com

By Ron Dungan - The Arizona RepublicWUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT - It’s midafternoon on a hot summer day, and ranger Chuck Sypher is talking about farming.Volunteers at this park northeast of Flagstaff have planted a garden, Sypher says, to see how Pueblo farmers made a go of it in this bare...Read more

My Turn: Park workers strive for a safer river

Pocono Record

Photo by Aviator Dave. CC.By JOHN J. DONAHUE - Superintendent of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation AreaAs the Superintendent of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Middle Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, I commend the Pocono Record editorial staff for their...Read more

Fall River students working in support of a healthier planet

South Coast Today

By SEAN McCARTHY, Fall River Spirit correspondentThe environmental movement is galvanizing young people around the world, and this summer a group of area students learned that they could make positive contributions to a healthier planet by becoming involved in their own surroundings.The South...Read more

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