Conservation Legacy is a national organization dedicated to fostering conservation service in support of communities and ecosystems. Conservation Legacy is a purposeful and strategic organization that operates a national cadre of corps and service programs that:
Engage Young Americans in Service. Conservation Legacy provides service, training, education and employment opportunities for community members, including low income and disadvantaged youth and veterans. Each of its programs targets a diversity of participants, reflective of their community, to engage as participants.
Conserve, protect, and promote each community’s greatest gifts. Conservation Legacy maintains, restores and enhances public and tribal lands and waters as well as natural, cultural, and historical resources and treasures that meet locally identified needs.
Build America’s future. Conservation Legacy helps develop a generation of skilled workers, educated and active citizens, future leaders, and stewards of natural and cultural resources and communities.
Conservation Legacy is distinctly different from the other national conservation corps organizations in the following ways: