Transformation through conservation & service
We envision a world with healthy lands, air and water; thriving people and resilient communities. Our programming is embedded in local communities to make the greatest impact by meeting on the ground needs. At our core is a dedication to national and community service—we are part of something BIGGER.
Over 22Years of Continuous Conservation Service Programming!
1.3 Million2019 Service Hours
2,4122019 Program Participants
400+Veterans Fire Corps members engaged since 2011
Learn more about our programs
Ancestral Lands operates in local tribal communities, as well as within other programs. Rooted in the culture and heritage of these communities, Indigenous youth and young adults can join conservation and leadership development crews, individual placements and Hiking Clubs.
Appalachian Conservation Corps is based in the Shenandoah Valley Region. The Harrisonburg, VA office operates adult and youth conservation crews, leadership development programs and individual placements.
Arizona Conservation Corps is a statewide program with offices in Pinetop-Lakeside, Tucson, and Flagstaff, AZ operating adult and youth conservation crews, Veterans Fire Corps, Ancestral Lands programming, and individual placements.
Conservation Corps New Mexico, based in Las Cruces, operates conservation crews, small botany teams, Veterans Fire Corps, and individual placements, serving the greater New Mexico and western Texas regions.
Conservation Corps North Carolina is our newest program based out of Raleigh, NC. Conservation Corps North Carolina operates adult and youth conservation crews.
Southeast Conservation Corps is based in Chattanooga, TN and serves the greater Tennessee region. It's programs include adult and youth conservation crews, American Sign Language Inclusion conservation crews, Veterans Fire Corps, and individual placements.
Southwest Conservation Corps has two regional offices in Durango and Salida, CO. and operates adult, youth, and high school conservation crews, small botany teams, Veterans Fire Corps, Ancestral Lands programming and individual placements.
Stewards Individual Placements is a nationwide program operating in nearly all 50 states. Stewards is based in Beckley, WV and Durango, CO and supports interns in various environmental stewardship programs across the country.
Preserve America Youth Summit engages 13-18 year olds in transformative stewardship experiences. Young people take part in historic preservation, conservation, and heritage tourism conversations and applications motivating them to become future stewards.
Partners make it possible!
The crew was very professional and highly motivated! They came prepared for fence installation and repair and did excellent fence work. They also constructed a wooden deck for a Yurt and performed exotic species removal when the fencing location was inaccessible due to heavy monsoon rains. We have worked with Arizona Conservation Corps in the past and will work with them in the future!
-Kevin Dowell, Petrified Forest National Park