February 2016

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Capture Conservation Photo Contest

Loving these crisp, cool temperatures? Or jonesing for warmth? For a chance to win a free round-trip flight, enter our nature photo contest with original images that show why you wish it would #staywinter, or why you're ready to say #yestospring. Either way, make sure they “Capture Conservation” in a way that’ll inspire people to join our fight to save the planet! Enter here.

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LEGO National Parks

National Park LEGO sets may soon be a reality, and we interviewed the Park Ranger who created them. Learn what inspired Gavin Gardner to build miniature NPS sites from colorful plastic blocks.

Christie Merino

Preparing Parks for Climate Change

Can a college senior turn back the clock on climate change? No, but Christie Merino did help a national park revamp its entire climate game plan. Learn more about her work.

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From Trails to Tennis Stardom

1970s: Cleveland native Leslie Allen serves with an all-female SCA conservation crew in Vermont.
1981: She becomes the first African American woman to win a major tennis tournament since '58.
Now: She helps young athletes build life skills for their post-sporting careers. Read her inspiring story.

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Save the Monarch

To learn how SCA members are helping USFWS in their nationwide effort to save one of the world’s most beautiful and imperiled pollinators, watch this 3 minute video.

Don't Forget...

Your gift to SCA is a meaningful way to protect what you cherish about the natural world all year long—and make an impact for years to come!

Looking for a great hands-on internship in urban forestry? Check out our newly expanded Davey Tree Internships!

Nominate a Young Hero for a $5,000 Barron Prize! Deadline April 15th.

New, year-long positions available in the Centennial Volunteer Ambassador program. Apply now or spread the word! Positions start in May.

Just a few hours north of New York City, is an outdoor paradise—the Adirondack Mountains. It's the location for our Backcountry Stewardship Program. Learn how you or someone you know can work and play in this pristine area.

Looking to get some experience in fish and wildlife? Learn more about opportunities for 1st & 2nd year college students: Career Discovery Internship Program (CDIP)

You shop. Amazon gives... to SCA! Shop at AmazonSmile and choose SCA as your selected charity. No extra cost to you. No cost to SCA. It’s a win-win.

Did you know you can post your green job or search for one on Conservation Nation?


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