Posts by Kevin Hamilton

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, August 15, 2017

On August 12, SCA presented its Elizabeth Putnam Founder’s Medal to Olympic Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum in recognition of the park’s deeply-rooted support of SCA’s mission. Olympic is not only one of two original SCA partner sites – along with Grand Teton National Park – it is also the only park to host SCA volunteers every year since 1957.

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, June 26, 2017
by Corps Member Emma Cunneen
 
Recently, the SCA Massachusetts Historic Preservation Corps – a new program conducted in collaboration with the MA Department of...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, April 24, 2017
Liz Putnam hasn’t regularly roamed the Vassar College campus since 1955. Yet everyone here seems to recognize her.
 
“Hi, Liz,” a woman said matter-of-factly...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, February 23, 2017
Engineering News Record has just announced the winners of its 2017 Mountain States Top Young Professionals contest, and among them is SCA alumna Lisa Weidemann....
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, February 23, 2017

The National Park Service and Colorado State University have teamed up for a series of reports on student scientists in the parks, and their latest...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017
SCA Founder Liz Putnam and the Garden Club of America (GCA) go way back. Liz received GCA’s prestigious Margaret Douglas Medal for advancing conservation education...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, December 23, 2016
If you are home for the holidays this year, be sure to pause and consider your good fortune. 
 
“When I go to the grocery...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, December 12, 2016

U.S. presidents have been lighting the National Christmas Tree for nearly a century and this year, an SCA alumnus was at center stage for the...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016
As SCA’s 2016 Hudson Valley AmeriCorps program reaches its conclusion, we salute member Sarah Lipuma whose Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines Project proposal recently earned...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, October 28, 2016
On Thursday (Oct 28) night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow closed her program with a rather tasty morsel, reporting that Hillary Clinton has pledged to maintain
...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thanks to sponsorship from ATN International and partnership with Canyon de Chelly National Monumentin Arizona, dozens of youth have experienced conservation...

by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Thursday, August 25, 2016
by Song Gao, Centennial Volunteer Ambassador
 
A year ago, I had never heard of America’s national parks. Today, as the National Park Service celebrates...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Just days before the August 25th centennial of the National Park Service (NPS), the Student Conservation Association convened a high-level NPS delegation to explore new...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Tuesday, August 2, 2016
by Steve Smith, Vice President of Program Quality, SCA
 
Since 1998, SCA has served as a co-sponsor of the Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC)...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, July 29, 2016
Jamie, Liz and Sarah rockin' it on the rocks at Grand Canyon
Royalty. That’s what they called her, and that’s how they treated her. Like royalty.
 
SCA Founding President Liz Putnam was invited to Grand Canyon...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, July 22, 2016
Since 2009, Alyssa Ballestero (far left in photo) of Greenville, ME has led 14 SCA conservation crews, from Denali in Alaska to Kennesaw Mountain in...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, July 22, 2016
Today, July 22, is the final day for the SCA-Girl Scout crew at Shenandoah National Park. And this is Crew Leader Gabie Perkins’ final post:...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Friday, July 15, 2016
On July 11, SCA and Girl Scouts of the USA kicked-off a new partnership designed to expand and improve outdoor opportunities for girls. ...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2016
by Logan Boldon, SCA Centennial Volunteer Ambassador
 
The National Park Service Centennial slogan is “Find Your Park” and, as of last Friday, the LGBTQ...
by Kevin Hamilton | Posted Monday, June 27, 2016
Today, June 28th, SCA alumna Lizzy Corliss begins a 150 day, 3,000 mile journey along the Continental Divide Trail. She’s starting in East Glacier, MT,...

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