Posts by Kevin Hamilton

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2020

“Don’t mind that sound,” said Liz Putnam. “It’s only my bird clock chirping away.”

Late last month, the recorded call of a yellow warbler signaled the...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, May 4, 2020

by David Kurapka

Like so many SCA alumni I was deeply moved by Sarah’s reflections on how her SCA experience prepared her for being isolated...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, April 27, 2020

Since 2018, SCA has engaged local young adults in GulfCorps, a program in which members restore coastal habitats damaged by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2020

This 50th Earth Day is unlike any other and Katie Wareham is celebrating in similarly unique fashion: she’s exiting a self-imposed 14-day quarantine.

But before we...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, April 20, 2020

March 16th marked Zack Rowatt’s and Erica Watkins’ first day as interpretive interns at Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve. That’s also the day the...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, April 14, 2020

by Kevin Hamilton, SCA VP for Communications

On April 21, 2009 – barely three months after his inauguration – Barack Obama planted native trees with SCA...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, March 2, 2020

In February, we introduced SCA interns – and twins – Megan and Katie Woods, who are researching underplayed yet essential moments from Boston’s past at...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, February 14, 2020

SCA interns – and sisters – Megan and Katie Woods are researching rarely recognized yet essential moments in US history at the National Parks of...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, February 13, 2020

Few if any calendars make note of it, and Hallmark has no greeting card for it, but February is National Youth Leadership Month. A time...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, January 24, 2020

SCA volunteers are known for their contributions to America’s parks and forests, but often less recognized is the extraordinary influence site supervisors have on these...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, December 16, 2019

by Miles Starr Radin, SCA Intern

“Are we gonna see a gorilla?!” one student asks as she steps off the bus. For most, it is their...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, November 6, 2019
by Miles Starr Radin, SCA visitor services intern
 

The young boy practically jumps out of the car. “Don’t forget the arrows!” he shouts

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by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, October 25, 2019

Amber Flowers is a bat monitoring intern at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. With Halloween on the horizon, we just had to ask what...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, October 15, 2019

by Tony Gurzick

Do you have a vocation? Not just a job you have or a role you play in your life but a true calling?

I...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Lou Lunte has spent his career in the environmental field and for the past 30 years has been deputy state director of The Nature Conservancy...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, September 13, 2019

It’s hard to know where to look when assessing SCA’s GulfCorps. Do you focus on the team’s lengthy list of accomplishments? The number of young...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, September 13, 2019

Special events (both real and virtual), a nationwide series of service projects, and the inaugural SCA Giving Day will mark the first annual SCA...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, September 13, 2019

Research performed by SCA interns and alumni is paying off – and garnering a lot of attention.

  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service credits three SCA
  • ...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, September 11, 2019

At first, it may sound counter-intuitive. I mean, to forge a more inclusive conservation community, does it really make sense to exclude roughly 50% of...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge
 
As summer internships go, combing the beaches of Cape Cod is not a bad gig. That’s why Crystal
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