Dawn Coulson, a forest technician at George Washington-Jefferson National Forest in Virginia, admits she’s been accused of “adopting” SCA members in the past. “I’ve backpacked in pizzas for them, hosted them at my house, and made any number of lasting friendships,” she says.SCA relies on the support of many, including our resource management partners who support SCA members in the field.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jay Satz 206.324-4649, ext. 815 [email protected](TACOMA, WA)—-The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, has awarded U.S.
A group cleaning at the campground near Verlot gets unexpected helpBy Katya Yefimova, Herald WriterVERLOT - Dirk Azure and his family take trips to the Gold Basin Campground a couple of times a year.Last month, they were enjoying themselves at the picturesque Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest campground when they noticed a group of adults and kids clearing the trail.
Student Conservation Association students; Sue Davendonis, Dominick Schiessel, Wynter Lim, Zachary Wagner-Zapelllusch, Trevor Smith, Anthony Fasick and Chris Arrate in Granite Chief Wilderness.Bob Holland, Trails and Wilderness Technician with the Truckee Ranger District - SourceThe Student Conservation Association, in partnership with the Forest Service, hired local high school students to repair
John Heller/Post-GazetteBy Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteA car pulled up to the curb at 5525 Black St. the other day and a large man walked to the fence.”I’ve seen people working out here,” he said, draping his arms over the metal railing. “I ride through here all the time wondering what this is.
By Vickie Carson, Photo credit: Ann Griggs(MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK - August 26, 2010) Did your summer involve night-vision goggles, infra-red LEDs, and acoustic transects?
By Johna Strickland, The Tribune GeorgianSarah Rose pulls up the reed marking where the sea turtle laid her eggs 77 days ago in the sands of Cumberland Island’s beach. She wiggles at least one hand into a latex glove and commences digging.Within two inches the rain-packed sand gives way to loose sand churned by dozens of loggerhead turtles scrambling from their eggs to the sea.
By Brian Bullock, Santa Maria TimesSummer break for many teenagers means a part-time job, trips to the beach, family vacations or sometimes all of the above.Griﬃn Hall, a senior at Santa Maria High School, can tell his friends he spent the summer blazing trails.Hall, 17, spent 28 days in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area building a hiking and biking trail he hopes will last at least as long
By Rebecca MartinezWEST AUGUSTA - Forest Ranger Elwood Burge thinks you have a gem in your backyard and you don’t even know it.Enormous trees created a lush and quiet canopy over his hike on the Ramsey’s Draft Wilderness trail near West Augusta on Tuesday.