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Protecting Trails: Current News and Issues
After completing an array of successful stewardship projects for Earth Day, Student Conservation Association (SCA) is upping the ante with an even busier “Great Outdoors Month“. Kicking off June with American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day on June 7th, SCA has organized a variety of activities…Read More
On June 7, American Hiking Society staff will celebrate National Trails Day® by attending and supporting the Harper’s Ferry Outdoor Festival (HFOF) at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship in Purcellville, VA. HFOF is a yearly event held to…Read More