McDade Trail Getting Longer

Pike County Press

Story By Susan KoomarDINGMANS FERRY - Residents on the Milford end of the McDade Trail will be able to take a much longer hike next summer if all goes according to plan.National Park Service officials expect to open a new section of trail that will extend from Raymondskill Road south to...Read more

NPS interns get a dose of the real world

Verde Independent

MONTEZUMA CASTLE - What do you do when you graduate college but the economy is in such shambles you can’t find a job?There is always the option of staying in school, getting a master’s degree or a PhD, then spending the rest of your life figuring how you are going to pay off your...Read more

A Cleaner and Greener Detroit: Conservation Leadership Corps Wraps Up Six-Week Teen Employment Program

Press Release

One hundred and ten high school students from Detroit spent their summer landscaping, planting and pruning hundreds of trees, building and maintaining miles of trails, constructing native timber benches, removing invasive plants, repairing drainage and erosion issues, and constructing a ...Read more

Dozens of Young Workers Restoring Long Island State Parks


Story By Bill Bleyer, Photo by SCANearly 70 young people are restoring Long Island state parks as part of a new job-training program.They are participants in the State Parks Conservation Corps.

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Conservation Corps Puts 200 Youth to Work in New York State Parks

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For more information contact: Dan Keefe, 518-486-1868Conservation Corps Puts 200 Youth to Work in New York State ParksDepartment of Labor partnership funds $3.35 million youth job-training program in State Parks; Over 40 Student Conservation Association members removing invasive species,...Read more

Helping nature while learning skills: Youth spend summer building a nature trail in Veterans Memorial Park

Bridgeport News

Written by Brad DurrellMayor Bill Finch talks to Student Conservation Association program participant Chris Diaz about the trail work at Veterans Memorial Park in the North End.Joseph Martinez got a taste of the real world this summer.The 17-year-old participated in the Student Conservation...Read more

Amtrak And Student Conservation Association Partner To Preserve Yosemite National Park

Press Release

Half Dome, YosemiteAmtrak’s partnership this summer with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) is enabling high school and college age students from around the country to gain real, hands-on experience preserving Yosemite National Park, one of Amtrak’s most popular destinations...Read more

Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)

Press Release

October 14-16, 2009, Durham, North Carolina — Register NowSCA is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 16th annual Wilderness Risk Managers Conference, to be held in Durham, North Carolina October 14 - 16, 2009.

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Congressman Arcuri corrals funding for Graze-NY program

Mid-York Weekly

By Michael Gurecki (SCA Intern) for the Mid-York WeeklyPastures and pocketbooks of upstate farmers will be seeing a bit more green in 2010 thanks to U.S.

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Hemlock, Pennsylvania state tree, worth a special fight

Pocono Record

Forestry scientists are engaged in a frustrating but important fight to save Pennsylvania’s state tree, the Eastern hemlock.The hemlock woolly adelgid continues to lay siege to the commonwealth’s hemlocks, literally sucking the life out of the trees. The adelgid’s destructive...Read more


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