November 1, 2019 | Our very own Brenna Kelly, Corps Director of Southeast Conservation Corps, is featured in the Get Out features of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Within the past three issues of Get Out, we have featured a different conservation group's newly hired executive director — and all have been women. That got us wondering, are women leading the local conservation scene? Based on our tally — yes.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press • Southeast Conservation CorpsVisit Article
September 11, 2019 | The story behind how four high schoolers formed a first-ever work crew comprised entirely of women to tackle backlogged projects in Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park this summer.
Source: REI Journal • Southeast Conservation CorpsVisit Article
August 27, 2019 | As the National Park Service celebrates 103 years of preserving America’s natural and cultural resources, the National Park Foundation Monday announced a more than $3.5 million investment in expanding young, diverse leaders’ capacity to help protect national parks, lift up communities, and gain in-demand job skills training through service corps programs.
Service corps are locally-based organizations that engage young adults and veterans in projects that address recreation, conservation, disaster response, and community needs.
Source: The Chattanoogan • Southeast Conservation CorpsVisit Article
November 2, 2017 | We woke up early Friday morning, had breakfast with the other Conservation Corps, and then packed up the rig for another long drive, this time to Houston. Over the past week, we'd grown relatively close to many of the other members from across the country, especially given the short amount of time.
Source: Southeast Conservation Corps Blog • Paul WatsonRead