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Commissioners shuffle saddles for 2019Southwest Conservation Corps
December 19, 2018 | CREEDE — The Mineral County Board of County Commissioners passed resolutions, shifted board positions, received a youth program update, discussed property issues and scheduled meetings for 2019 at their Dec. 18 meeting. The board compared calendars and identified meeting dates for the entire year. Chairman Scott Lamb also noted three joint sessions with Creede officials in 2019, starting with a meeting on Jan. 17 at 5 p.m.
Source: Mineral County Miner • Southwest Conservation CorpsVisit Article
Grand Canyon Youth Receives Funding for Habitat Restoration Program with Native American YouthSouthwest Conservation Corps
November 13, 2018 | Youth members of Conservation Legacy’s Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands Program will work with the Grand Canyon Youth guides and mentors to halt and reverse the spread of invasive non-native plant species along the Colorado, San Juan, Escalante, and Dirty Devil Rivers.
Source: The National Park ServiceRead
Conservation Legacy Announces Appointment of Chief Executive OfficerConservation Legacy
For Immediate Release: Durango, Colorado | November 5, 2018
The Conservation Legacy Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Susan Cimburek as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
Stewards Announces Strategic Partnership with The Harwood Institute for Public InnovationStewards Individual Placement Program
September 13, 2018 | The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation and the Stewards Individual Placement Program announced a strategic partnership to train AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA placements on how to better engage the communities in which they serve.
Source: The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation • Stewards Individual Placement ProgramVisit Article
Putting it on the (High)line: Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps and the Monongahela National ForestAppalachian Conservation Corps
August 31, 2018 | Conservation Legacy's Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps began work in the Monongahela in the Spring of 2018, kickstarting a 2-year-long partnership between GAVCC and the US Forest Service. Crews have contributed over 3,000 hours of hard work on this project.
All hands on deck: Over a decade of disaster response and recoveryDisaster Deployment
August 27, 2018 | Conservation Legacy has been sending crews on disaster response deployments across the U.S. since 2006. This year is ramping up to be one of our biggest yet.
Corps-to-Fire: Conservation service work as a pathway to wildland firefighting careers
August 23, 2018 | How does one obtain the experience, training and skillset to be competitive for wildland fire? Conservation Legacy has a long history of creating opportunities for young people and veterans and operates several unique and innovative programs beyond traditional trail crews and individual placements that are designed to support the career path from corps to wildland fire employment.
Letter to the editor: Youthful labor, enthusiasm appreciatedSouthwest Conservation Corps
August 18, 2018 | The board of directors and staff of the Costilla County Economic Development Council would like to thank the Southwest Conservation Corps youth for assisting us in clearing out the west wing of the Sangre de Cristo Heritage Center to prepare for construction of a new Community Kitchen and dining area.
Source: Alamosa NewsVisit Article
New youth corps program at Shenandoah aimed at connecting with natureAppalachian Conservation Corps
August 14, 2018 | The Shenandoah Youth Corps is a three-way partnership between Shenandoah, the Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps and the Shenandoah Park Trust. The program is designed to give young people a chance to connect with nature and develop a sense of stewardship that can come only from an extended stay in a place like Shenandoah. The program brought 12 young people into the park this summer, split into two four-week sessions.
Source: Fredericksburg Free Lance-StarVisit Article
Native youth connect with land of forefathersAncestral Lands
July, 17, 2018 | Hopi youth remove graffiti near Camp Verde's Clear Creek Camp through Ancestral Lands program
Source: Navajo-Hopi ObserverVisit Article