Maine Conservation Corps Puts Citizenship & Service in Action The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) led a diverse group of volunteers to add donated warm winter clothing within the Augusta Community Warming Center (AWC) to be distributed through Addie’s Attic. United in volunteer service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, on January 16th MCC’s volunteers were … Continue reading Community Warmth – MLK Day of Service
The Network of AmeriCorps Alums - Maine and Beyond
We love hearing from our Alumni! For this blog post we are putting a spotlight on MCC Alum Lucien Langlois! He was an AmeriCorps Environmental Steward in 2015 and served a 900hr term of service (May to November) at the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Augusta. Lucien is now working at the DEP … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Lucien Langlois
On Friday April 22nd, thirty volunteers came together to celebrate Earth Day at the Boyd Street Urban Farm in Portland. This event was a collaboration between the Maine Conservation Corps and Cultivating Community. The mission of Cultivating Community is to create and sustain greater access to healthy local foods. Their hope is to empower people … Continue reading Earth Day Urban Gardening in Portland
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park in Freeport, ME has been a host site for the Maine Conservation Corps for thirty years. In this interview, Park Manager Andy Hutchinson talks about trail work, environmental education outreach, and the role of MCC at state parks. Interview by Hannah Colbert, currently serving a second 1700-hour term of service … Continue reading MCC Host Site Supervisor Interview
Video by Maine Conservation Corps Member Dmitry Pepper.
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