The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation recently announced that it will support a NC Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC) crew in the western part of the state thanks to their Community of Stewards. A NCYCC crew will work on the Blue Ridge Parkway this summer in the Highlands District on trial and campground rehab. Through their work […]
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Last summer, four students from NC State’s Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources worked with the NC Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC). Recently their stories were shared on NC State’s College of Natural Resources website. Over the next few weeks we will be sharing their stories with you to give you an in depth look at […]
NC Youth Conservation Corps and Max Mukelabai Diversity Internship program are accepting applications!
The NC Youth Conservation Corps (NCYCC), in its third year, will deploy 4 or 5 crews (10 people each) this summer to build and maintain trails, enhance wildlife habitat, and expand public access to protected lands. Crew members are paid minimum wage for 7 weeks (June 20 – August 8). Most crews will camp out together, but […]
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina is the new host organization for AmeriCorps Project GEOS, a ten-month national service program in environmental education and outreach. Project GEOS stands for Growing Environmental Opportunities through Service. Our program seeks to reconnect people with the outdoors and to develop future leaders in conservation. AmeriCorps members in Project GEOS […]
CTNC issued a news release on January 22 announcing its recent purchase of a 10-acre property in Jackson County that adjoins both the Blue Ridge Parkway and a recently opened segment of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Hikers can access this section of trail from Waterrock Knob or directly off the Parkway near Woodfin Cascades Overlook. The […]