This post is written by SCA Conservation Corps members of the Veterans Fire Corps in ArizonaWhat follows is the tale of six inspiring individuals, dedicated to a life of service, who share a connection to the land and have made a commitment to the people who live there....Read more
Monday morning we are in route to Chino Valley to meet Crew 2, we have to finish brushing the trail we started on Friday. When we reach Chino we fuel up our Dolmar (small container filled with fuel and oil for our chainsaws). We prep our equipment and get in the mindset to work. When Crew 2 is ready to leave so are we. We follow the green truck out to the site....Read more
Grand opening is now over. The dignitaries have come and gone and we emerged basically unscathed from the hurricane. Now that things have calmed down enough to write a new blog the utter insanity of the last week comes into even better focus.
The first major hurdle that came up was all of the crap in the basement of our education building....Read more
Re-posted from Indian Country Today Media Network, LLCBy ICTMN StaffThe eight-member all Native American Conservation Crew with their three crew leaders.For five weeks over the summer, an all Native American crew of Arizona high school students learned about Canyon de Chelly in Tsaile, Arizona.The National Monument partnered with the Student Conservation Association (SCA)-which helps to restore an
“I had come seeking physical work and the outdoors, and I received it in full, complete with starry nights, sweeping vistas of thunderstorms coming my way across vast valleys, and the pleasure of falling asleep in a pitched tent to the sound of aspen leaves blowing in the wind.”By Max Bearak - This article originally appeared on the NY Times Green blogI’m a senior in college, which means that ever
The SCA Trail Town Outreach Corps, an organization focusing on sustainable economic development in the towns along the Great Allegheny Passage supported by the Trail Town Program and the Student Conservation Association, rides the GAP each year to experience the journey that brings people from across the region, the country, and even the world to bicycle in the Laurel Highlands.Check out their gre...Read more
Original post on Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Original Article From Virgin Islands Daily News, By Joy Blackburn (DAILY NEWS STAFF)The Buck Island nesting project has allowed the Park Service to see, over the years, what is happening with the sea turtle population that nests on Buck Island.For instance, a population spike occurred in 2000, and biologists hypothesize that management actions taken 20 to 30 years ago - including ridding Buck Isla