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Two-year Project to Connect Whiskeytown Trails Complete

The Record Searchlight

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area park Superintendent Jim Milestone, left, jokes with coworker Gary Bischof Saturday during the Shasta-Trinity Trail’s “golden spike” ceremony of its grand opening.

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Conservation Corps' Trail is a Stellar Achievement

Connecticut Post

By Keila Torres - Copyright 2009 Hearst NewspapersStudents create solar system model behind Discovery MuseumBRIDGEPORT — As they walked along the trail they blazed behind the Discovery Museum in Veterans Park, the crew from the Student Conservation Association proudly pointed out the...Read more

Students come from far and wide to build fence at Poplar Forest

News & Advance

By Nolan Connelly, Photos By Chet White - ©2009 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC.For the past three weeks, eight students from across the country have made a field at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest their home.Or as they’ve come to call it, “TJ Pop Fo.”The students -...Read more

Two SCA Interns are in a Win-Win Situation

Neocho Daily News

Diamond, Mo. - Thanks to the Student Conservation Association, the George Washington Carver National Monument, has had some extra hands this summer.George Keeler and Sarah Blacksher, both seniors at Missouri Southern State University, have served a 12-week internship this summer, helping out the...Read more

Nature becomes workplace, classroom

Maryland Gazette

A self-described city boy, C.J. Wimberly of Gaithersburg began the summer afraid of snakes and never having been stung by a bee.

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SCA Intern Helps Fight Invasive Ant Species

San Marcos Record

In today’s economy, hands-on internships can make a real difference for young professionals - and those same young people can make a real difference through national service.That’s why Kenneth Ball, an intern with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), has arrived at Somerville...Read more

A working partnership

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In a meeting with the Editorial Board the other day, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Donald Sykes, president and CEO of the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, expressed their appreciation to the Walmart Foundation for the $550,000 the foundation is donating to help train young workers...Read more

Philadelphia Joins in National Program for ''Green'' Jobs for City Teens

KYW Newsradio

By KYW’s Karin PhillipsThe official launch was held Tuesday morning for a program that introduces urban youth to “green” jobs. High school kids in light blue t-shirts worked to clean up the area in front of the Valley Green Inn, in Wissahickon Valley Park.

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Walmart Helps Launch Philadelphia Conservation Leadership Corps

Press Release

$170,000 donation provides students with green jobs training August 4, 2009 (Philadelphia, PA) - Today, the Walmart Foundation and Student Conservation Association (SCA), together with the Friends of the Wissahickon, Philadelphia Youth Network and Sustainable Business Network, announced the...Read more

Bob Birkby To Give Keynote at Wilderness Risk Management Conference

SCA

SCA veteran Bob Birkby will give the keynote address at the annual Wilderness Risk Management Conference (Register Now!), to be held October 14-16 in Durham, North Carolina.Author of Lightly on the Land, SCA’s manual of backcountry work skills, Birkby led high school Work crews for...Read more

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