NYS DEC

NYS DEC

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

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“A good leader has to be a good listener – it’s about finding out what motivates people, and then working with people’s motivations to accomplish things together.”

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SCA Excelsior Corps project leaders gathered at their home base in SUNY Morrisville

SCA Excelsior Conservation Corps members have hit the field for their first hitches at park sites across New York State. Working in five teams of ten members each, the Corps tackles critical conservation projects from New York City to the Adirondacks. SCA Excelsior Project Leaders share some of the best moments — and biggest surprises — during their first days in the field…

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