Student Conservation Association

Type: Organization
Name: Student Conservation Association
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Three organizations receive AmeriCorps funding

ALBANY – Three area organizations will receive AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service in a second round of grants this year.Family Services of Westchester will receive $247,375 to provide economic opportunity for unemployed ... [Published Mid-Hudson News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Students Save on Textbooks and Give Back to Charity with Cengage Learning Extra Credit Program

BOSTON , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise funds and awareness for important non-profit organizations, and to provide discounts to students for their education materials, Cengage Learning launched the Extra Credit  program. Through this program, ... [Published RCL Advisors - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Don't miss ‘Visions of the Wild’ celebration

Now’s the time to plan for the “Visions of the Wild” events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. This four-day festival will be held in Vallejo, Calif. from Sep. 3-6, and will have activities for people of all ages and interests.The ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Five questions with Courtney Hayes

Courtney Hayes, of Frederick, recently volunteered with the national Student Conservation Association, which provides high school and college students with opportunities to promote environmental stewardship through community service.What sparked your ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

A new trail and fishing pier for the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway has a new trail and fishing pier for visitors.To celebrate the finished project, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Saturday, August 8th at Peaks of Otter's Abbott Lake.The new trail and pier is one of five Parkway projects this ... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Carolyn Livengood: The Student Conservation Association reaches milestone

The Student Conservation Association, the national leader in providing young people, 15 to 19 years of age, with career-shaping opportunities in conservation, has reached a phenomenal milestone -- 75,000 volunteers in total -- since SCA was founded in ... [Published San Mateo County Times - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

More Than $1 Million in Grants Awarded to Support Health in the Mat-Su

Wasilla, AK— The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) recently awarded five Healthy Impact Grants totaling $1,077,800 to support projects that improve the health and wellness of local residents. The grant recipients are: Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Agency ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Wednesday Night Ramble free, with free U.S. Forest Service festival reception, Aug. 13

Times-Herald staff reportAttending the Aug. 13 Wednesday Night Ramble at Vallejo's Empress Theatre will get you more than an earful of great free music. There will also be a free reception and registration opportunity for an upcoming United States Forest ... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Randolph student credits mother, teacher for nurturing love of nature

When Massachusetts high school seniors apply for the coveted Henry David Thoreau Scholarship, they are asked to describe major influences in their lives that have inspired their passion for the environment. For Randolph’s Valerie Watson, two people stand ... [Published Wicked Local Randolph - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Teens help rid Belle Isle of invasive plants

DETROIT (WXYZ) - About 100 teens came together to improve Belle Isle on Thursday.With the help of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources they learned how to identify and remove invasive plants that are known to be killing native Michigan plants.   ... [Published WXYZ - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Students help conserve state parks

For the past few weeks, 10 high school students from throughout the country have been enjoying the natural beauty of Sussex County — and the students, in turn, have reciprocated the hospitality by volunteering their time in a variety of efforts aimed ... [Published New Jersey Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Student Conservation Association And Domtar Renew Partnership To Support Youth Service And Stewardship In US, Canada

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced it has renewed its North American partnership with Domtar, the Montreal-headquartered fiber-based consumer products company. The agreement extends Domtar's ... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - May 12 2014]

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...best support student learning at a range of price points for purchase or rent," said Josef Blumenfeld , senior vice president, Corporate Affairs. "Through the Extra Credit program, students can benefit from many innovative products – textbooks, eBooks and rentals – at a lower cost. This year's charity component is based on feedback from our customers, focusing on charities and issues that are particularly meaningful to students."
...our logo is a torch, which means 'to bring the light to the world'," explained Ema Faonelua, of East Palo Alto, and first counselor to young women. "Each girl is given a book called 'Personal Progress' when she turns 12. When the girls complete various experiences and projects in the book over the next six years, they receive a medallion."
The Visions of the Wild festival runs Sept. 3-6 in downtown Vallejo, as a means to bring "ideas and values of wilderness to a diverse San Francisco Bay Area audience" organizers said in an announcement...
"With curious minds and strong desires to learn craft skills, I've witnessed HOPE Crew members tackle some impressive preservation projects so far" Rhodes says. "We see a very bright future for the program."

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Three organizations receive AmeriCorps funding [Published Mid-Hudson News - Aug 21 2014]
Students Save on Textbooks and Give Back to Cha... [Published RCL Advisors - Aug 21 2014]
Don't miss ‘Visions of the Wild’ celebration [Published Examiner.com - Aug 20 2014]
6 Hikers Retrace the Great Rift, Retracing Limb... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Aug 14 2014]
After comments, Essex Chain plan to get major r... [Published Rome Sentinel - Aug 12 2014]
Five questions with Courtney Hayes [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 11 2014]
A new trail and fishing pier for the Blue Ridge... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 10 2014]
Carolyn Livengood: The Student Conservation Ass... [Published San Mateo County Times - Aug 08 2014]
More Than $1 Million in Grants Awarded to Suppo... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Aug 08 2014]
Wednesday Night Ramble free, with free U.S. For... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Aug 07 2014]
Randolph student credits mother, teacher for nu... [Published Wicked Local Randolph - Aug 04 2014]
Teens help rid Belle Isle of invasive plants [Published WXYZ - Jul 25 2014]
Seeking Local Hire Applicants for Permanent Par... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Here's How You Train the Next Generation of Pre... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
Students help conserve state parks [Published New Jersey Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Shelburne tree stewardship underway with recent... [Published Shelburne News - Jul 17 2014]
Conservation Leadership Corps preserving Milwau... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
National Park ranger Caitlin Worth picked up wh... [Published Mountain Press - Jun 15 2014]
Outdoor Recreation and Stewardship Events Promo... [Published PRWeb - Jun 05 2014]
University of Oregon class of 2014 students are... [Published Oregon Daily Emerald - May 29 2014]
2014 Halo Awards Honor Efforts that Do Well by ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 29 2014]
Student Conservation Association And Domtar Ren... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - May 12 2014]
Smoky Mountains national park to host career day [Published Mountain Press - May 09 2014]
Earth Day Marks the Launch of Leg Two of REVERB... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
Student Conservation Association, Southwest Air... [Published theCSRfeed - Feb 05 2014]
In Brief [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Jan 30 2014]
Letters to the editor, Jan. 3 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 03 2014]
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Conservation Leadership Corps preserving Milwau... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 10 2014]
Johnson Controls providing summer jobs for urban youth for ninth consecutive year SOURCE: Johnson Controls DESCRIPTION: MILWAUKEE, July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is kicking off the 2014 Conservation ...
2014 Halo Awards Honor Efforts that Do Well by ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 29 2014]
Companies and Nonprofits Recognized by Cause Marketing Forum SOURCE: The Cause Marketing Forum DESCRIPTION: May 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Campaigns that funded wells in Ethiopia, provided life-saving vaccinations and fought veteran unemployment -- all ...
Student Conservation Association And Domtar Ren... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - May 12 2014]
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced it has renewed its North American partnership with Domtar, the Montreal-headquartered fiber-based consumer products company. The agreement extends Domtar's ...
Student Conservation Association, Southwest Air... [Published theCSRfeed - Feb 05 2014]
Southwest extends alliance for total support of more than one million dollars SOURCE: Student Conservation Association (SCA) DESCRIPTION: WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Southwest Airlines ...
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