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Conservation Legacy

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.

Our Mission: Conservation Legacy engages future leaders who protect, restore, and enhance our nation’s lands through community-based service.

  • 25 Years

    Of Continuous Conservation Service Programming!
  • 1.3 Million

    Annual Service Hours
  • 2,384

    Annual Program Participants
  • 500+

    Veterans Fire Corps members engaged since 2011

Learn more about our programs

Ancestral Lands logo

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.

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Appalachian Conservation Corps logo

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.

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Arizona Conservation Corps logo

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.

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Conservation Corps New Mexico logo

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.

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Conservation Corps North Carolina logo

Conservation Corps North Carolina is our newest program based out of Raleigh, NC. Conservation Corps North Carolina operates adult and youth conservation crews.

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Southeast Conservation Corps logo

Southeast Conservation Corps is based in Chattanooga, TN and serves the southeast. Its programs include adult and youth conservation crews, Women's+ Fire crews, Veterans Fire Corps, and individual placements.

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Southwest Conservation Corps logo

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.

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Stewards Individual Placements logo

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.

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Give Back, Pay it Forward

We wouldn't be here without the commitment of the greater community! If you would like to contribute in support of our mission, please click below. We can’t thank you enough for your support!

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