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Tell your Representative: Ensure Scenic Beauty is a Priority in the INVEST Act

We want to ask you to take urgent action on behalf of our scenic byways—and much more. Time is short, and the stakes are high. The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee just introduced the “INVEST in America Act,” H.R. 7095, which funds our country’s highways for the next five years and will…

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Scenic America accepting applications for Fall 2020 internships

Scenic America is accepting applications for Fall 2020 internships in Communications and Development, and Policy, Advocacy, and Research.  For more information on each internship and details on how to apply, click the links below.  Applications are being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Scenic America Communications and Development Internship Description Scenic America Policy, Advocacy,…

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Scenic America Wins the 2020 ASAE “Power of A” Gold Award

The Award Recognizes Work to Pass the “Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act” We’re honored to announce that Scenic America has won the “Power of A” Gold Award, presented by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). ASAE is the national organization that represents more than 46,000 association executives and 7,400 organizations, and is celebrating a…

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Scenic America Partners with Project Green Schools

Scenic America has worked with Project Green Schools to help develop a broad range of educational resources for young people that encourages preservation and appreciation of our scenic heritage. Resources include publicly accessible resources including: Lessons Curricula Games Videos For more information, please visit our Scenic Education page.

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Legislative Victory: H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act (formerly the INVEST in America Act) Passes the House

On July 1, at 5:23 p.m., H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, passed the House by a vote of 233-188 – a moment that marked a huge victory for Scenic America and all those who care about our nation’s scenic resources. It’s hard to overstate the importance of the Moving Forward Act when it comes…

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Legislative Victory: The Great American Outdoors Act is Now Law

On Tuesday, August 4, at 11:13 a.m., the President signed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) into law. GAOA provides full and permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), and provides major funding toward maintaining our National Parks and other federal lands. For those who have been following the intense efforts by…

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Legislative Victory: The INVEST in America Act Moves Forward

Scenic America was able to announce two big legislative victories for scenic conservation this week. For more on our OTHER victory, the anticipated passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, and the full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund and fixing our National Parks, click here. Introduced last month, the INVEST in America…

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Our Statement on Why Black Lives Matter

To our Friends and Supporters – At Scenic America, we need to acknowledge that people across the nation are feeling deep pain and frustration right now as a result of racist violence in our communities. The recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have joined a staggeringly long list of people of…

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Apply Now: Scenic America Policy and Program Director

Scenic America is Hiring! Policy and Program Director Click here for a pdf of this job listing. We are hiring for a new full-time position of Policy and Program Director to manage the organization’s national regulatory, state regulatory and state legislative work, represent us at events related to conservation policy, and run various programs on…

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We Don’t Need Another Big Glass Box – Letter to the Editor

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette printed the Letter to the Editor by our Assistant Director, Dave Demko, on Friday, February 28. You can read the original here, but we also reprint it below. I’m writing in response to the Feb. 20 article “From Bass to Glass: Developer Proposes 21-Story Office Tower at Site of Strip Building with…

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