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Silence is Golden

The Frankfort Station

By Lauren Traut(Rebekah’s Award Winning Essay is at the bottom of this post)Lincoln-Way East senior Rebekah Isack doesn’t think of green as a trend.She wants to keep green around for a long time and has taken steps to help it happen.

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A Talk with Smokies Trails Supervisor Tobias Miller

Mountain Xpress

By Danny Bernstein - © 2009 Mountain XpressNot all Gen-Xers take years to figure out what they want to do with their lives. Tobias Miller, now 36, has known since high school that he wanted to work outdoors. As South District maintenance-worker supervisor for the Great Smoky Mountains National...Read more

SCA/AmeriCorps Interns to Work on Rail Trail in Waltham

Daily News Tribune

Text By ©GateHouse News ServicePhoto by kfergos via Flickr Creative Commons By-NC-SAWALTHAM — Six SCA Massachusetts Parks AmeriCorps interns will work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation on the Mass. Central Rail Trail, May 11-20. Their work includes restoring an abandoned rail...Read more

Green Jobs, Green Economy

Upland Tales

By Kendall SchwartzGreen jobs seem to be the wave of the future. The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has led the way in connecting youth to jobs in the growing “green economy” for 51 years.

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A city garden is growing

The Florida Times-Union

Thirty volunteers with the Student Conservation Association, a nonprofit organization that involves youths in conservation and greening projects, will also help with the clearing and the planting.

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Baltimore City Teen Has Special Earth Day

WJZ-TV

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - This is an Earth Day a Baltimore City teen will remember for the rest of his life.As Mike Schuh reports, the City College junior’s passion for the environment led him to a national stage.The president came to a tree planting—not because they need an extra worker,...Read more

Lassen park will get $15.7 million in stimulus money

Record Searchlight

“We’re very excited about this because we’ll be able to hire a bunch of local labor and also additional summer interns through the Student Conservation Association to work on our projects,” said Jim Milestone, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area superintendent.

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The Obamas and Clinton Plant Some Trees

Washington Post

Peter Baker of the New York Times — and formerly of The Washington Post — was the pool reporter for President Obama’s tree planting event with the Student Conservation Association this afternoon. His report:No news, but some color from the tree planting.Motorcade left the White...Read more

Earth Day isn't just for hippies

Arbiter Online

“Jill Kolodzne and Ron Hassel from the Student Conservation Association were among those enjoying the beautiful day. They explained that through the festival they are able to network with volunteers for their program. Kolodzne and Hassel also mentioned how happy and proud they are to be a part...Read more

Preserving Our National Parks

Washington Woman

By Alicia BrewsterAs someone who grew up in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania, I am all too familiar with the daunting task of maintaining and conserving our forests and national parks. Many suffer from a lack of resources and manpower.

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