Environmental Stewards Jess and Alexa brought along Aimee Carlton to shadow them on a typical day of service. Aimee is the Business Operations Manager for the Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, under which MCC is housed.
The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC), an AmeriCorps program through the Maine Commission for Community Service, housed in the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry was thrilled to connect with an abundance of MCC Alumni who identified as students, teachers, community organization and nonprofit leaders at the Unity College Environmental Career Fair. As an AmeriCorps initiative, … Continue reading Strong Presence of Successful MCC Alumni at Unity College Environmental Career Fair
The Maine Conservation Corps attended the University of Maine Orono Campus Career Fair on Wednesday, February 1st as one of over 150 employers ready to connect with students seeking summer internships, part-time exposure to an area of their studies, or full time employment to transition into society after graduation. As the largest Career Fair in … Continue reading Successful Connections: MCC at the UMaine Orono Career Fair
We would like to spotlight Paul St. Pierre for his volunteer efforts with our Field Team! Paul's daughter Autumn is a MCC Field Team member, and Paul decided to spend Fathers Day with Autumn's team in the Moosehead Lake Region. The team had nothing but great things to say about him! He even brought food … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Father-Daughter Team
Video by Maine Conservation Corps Member Dmitry Pepper.
Cold weather has its charms. Kids love seeing their own steamy breaths floating on the air. Snow is source of more outdoor activities that I can count, and can make any landscape into a gorgeous vista. Mainers retain their childlike love of the winter months through most of their lives. Maine’s winters are a popular … Continue reading 5 Tips for Staying Healthy When Active This Winter
“We fought off multiflora rose and phragmites while overheating in neoprene waders with boots 3 sizes too big. It sounds miserable, but spending the summer outside, getting to intimately know a small urban watershed, and regularly laughing at our misfortunes made for a good time. “