Crawling Through Rabbitat: The Search for New England Cottontail

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.


Community Warmth – MLK Day of Service

  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

Volunteer Spotlight: Father-Daughter Team

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

Volunteer Spotlight: Coastal Studies for Girls

This past April, students from the Coastal Studies for Girls, took a trip to Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge to volunteer with the Maine Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Environmental Stewards, Katelyn Buttler and Emily Greene. They were working at Skillings field in Scarborough which Rachel Carson NWR is using as habitat for New England Cottontails. It … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Coastal Studies for Girls

Earth Day Urban Gardening in Portland

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