Wilderness Society Launches 50 Conservation Projects to Honor 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act at June 24 Event
June 19, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON (June 16, 2014) —Fifty conservation projects in 50 wild places throughout the U.S. will be completed this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and to celebrate the launch of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) The...
Aquatic Restoration Training Program Launches & Draws Rave Reviews
June 18, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 16, 2014 - The Waders in the Water program pilot is in full swing and Corps from coast to coast have begun receiving training and certification for climate-ready aquatic restoration emerging: with skills in aquatic safety, knowledgeable about...
Partnership for 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Announces "100 Projects to Restore America"
June 5, 2014
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16 Members and Affiliates of The Corps Network Awarded 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Project Grants
May 22, 2014
Southwest Conservation Corps works on improving a trail. Among several projects, they were awarded a grant to partner with the Bureau of Reclamation and National Park Service to make improvements to the Historic Railroad Trail at Hoover Dam. For Immediate Release May 22, 2014 WASHINGTON,...
The Corps Network Receives National AmeriCorps Grants
May 8, 2014
AmeriCorps members of Kupu's Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps at work. WASHINGTON – The Corps Network has received AmeriCorps program continuation grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service for its AmeriCorps Education Awards Program and its AmeriCorps Opportunity Youth...
The Corps Network Partners with The National Trust for Historic Preservation to Train Next Generation of Preservation Professionals
March 26, 2014
Through “HOPE Crews” (Hands On Preservation Experience Crews), young people in Service and Conservation Corps programs nationwide will work with The Trust for Historic Preservation and other partners, including the National Park Service, to help protect and save America’s historic places....
The Corps Network Joins the Nation's Leading National Service Organizations in Effort to Make a Year of Service Part of the American way of Life
March 25, 2014
18 Organizations Join ServiceNation in Historic Campaign to Inspire Young Americans to Serve Through Popular Culture [Washington, D.C.] – The Corps Network is one of eighteen of the country’s leading service organizations coming together tomorrow to announce their involvement in a campaign, led...
White House Honors Two Conservation Corps Participants as Conservation Leaders
March 17, 2014
Jon Brito of Kupu’s Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps (right) and Anthony “Chako” Ciocco of Southwest Conservation Corps were recently selected as White House “Champions of Change” for engaging the next generation of conservation leaders. The event will be live streamed on the White House website....
The Corps Network Applauds the Release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal
March 4, 2014
California Conservation Corps Corpsmembers work in Kings Canyon National Park. WASHINGTON — On behalf of the nation’s 100+ Service and Conservation Corps, The Corps Network applauds the release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget proposal. In particular, we commend the...
Pilot Projects Sought for New Aquatic Restoration Training and Partnership
February 7, 2014
KUPU / Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps staff and Corpsmembers work on an aquatic restoration project. For Immediate Release ...