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Conservation Begins Here - July Wrap-Up of SCA in the News

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Plant Corps restores coastal habitat at Hook Holmdel Independent ‎Jul 30, 2009‎ Lucas Kelly, an intern with the Student Conservation Association, spends his days at Sandy Hook removing invasive species of flora. …

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Inner City Teenagers Take a Whack at Invasive Plants

First Coast News

In the heavy humidity Wednesday, crews in a park near Crescent Beach ripped out Chinese tallow trees and Brazilian pepper plants.”Brazilian pepper is one of the worst plant species in the entire state of Florida,” Forrest Penny explained. Penny is with the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National...Read more

Sec. Salazar Visits Shenandoah for Service Project

WHSV

Reporter: Haley Harrison - Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2009 President Barack Obama is making volunteer service a priority with a campaign called “United We Serve” with a summer of volunteer work that started Monday at Shenandoah National Park with a special guest.SCA Intern Liane...Read more

SCA Tackles St. John Trails

St. John Source - Virgin Islands

By Lynda LohrThanks to hard work by a group of eight students from the Virgin Islands and the mainland, V.I. National Park’s Lind Point Trail is getting a face lift through the Student Conservation Association.”I wanted to try something new,” said Chenoa Lee, 15.

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Green Tweets

Mashable.com

Twitter has a huge green community. There are green media, green companies, and green charities all active on the microblogging service, as well as a whole bunch of individual environmentalists and green bloggers.

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Summer plans come full circle for student

The Baltimore Sun

By Sarah FisherEven as classroom doors are locked and hallways swept for the final time this school year, many parents look forward to summer break as an additional opportunity to nudge their children into enrichment classes, summer camps and service projects.This summer, Alex Caldwell, a 16-...Read more

6 Win 2009 Rachel Carson Awards

The Daily Green

Also, see the Video Now on New York 1 SCA Founder, Elizabeth C.

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Audubon Announces 2009 Rachel Carson Award Winners

The National Audubon Society

New York, NY, May 5, 2009 - The National Audubon Society will honor six exceptional women with the Rachel Carson Award at its sixth annual Women in Conservation Luncheon at The Plaza in New York City on May 19. Audubon established this distinguished award in 2004 to honor visionary women whose...Read more

The Top-Rated Environmental Charities

Planet Green

Do you have one of those friends who doesn’t donate to charity because he’s so darn sure that the money just goes to waste? “They just spend all the charity money on candy,” says your friend. He may not say that, but I’m sure he says something equally bizarre.But maybe this...Read more

21 Places to Look for Green Volunteering Opportunities

Reuters/Green Biz

By Carolyn MansfieldVolunteering in the field you’ve targeted for your career path has proven to be a winning strategy, especially in today’s economy as thousands look for jobs and strive to get an edge on the competition. Carolyn Mansfield of Bright Green Talent provides a road map...Read more

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