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SCA NH Corps Park Improvement Project

During the summer of 2013 the SCA NH Corps are working statewide on a wide variety of Park Improvement Projects. Here’s a list of some of the parks and projects they will be working on!
  • Lake Francis State Park – replace stone staircase
  • Dixville Notch State Park – construct footbridge across brook and stain park fence and signs
  • Wellington State Park – paint park administrative office
  • Hampton Beach State Park, North Beach – paint bathhouse
  • Fort Constitution State Historic Site – brush and chip over growth in cellar holes
  • Monadnock State Park – paint various buildings
  • Pawtuckaway State Park – paint various buildings
 
 

About the Student Conservation Association New Hampshire Corps

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) helps tomorrow's conservation leaders take action for the planet by providing young adults, from high school students to college graduates, with hands-on conservation experiences in all 50 states. SCA New Hampshire Corps serves the communities and lands of New Hampshire through environmental education programs, interpretive ranger programs and conservation projects across the state. New Hampshire Corps members are 18 to 25 years old and dedicate 10 months of service in partnership with AmeriCorps. SCA is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in Charlestown, NH, Chicago, IL, Oakland, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Seattle, WA. For more information on SCA NH Corps visit www.thesca.org/nh

2012 SCA NH Corps Improvment Projects

During the summer the SCA NH Corps and the Division of Parks and Recreation partnered on a statewide Park Improvement Project that included painting of park buildings, picnic table repair and fire ring replacement. The crew accomplished the following:
  • Stained 42 buildings (plus smaller structures ie. railings, fences, gates)
  • Installed 131 fire rings
  • Repaired/painted 242 picnic tables and 20 benches
  • Felled and/or removed 42 risks trees and blow downs
  • Built 2 stone staircases (9 steps total), 8 feet of new trail, 1 dam cover, 1 tent platform
  • Installed 160 feet of fencing