Blog

Jun
26
2017
by Seth Young
The job of recreational engineering is not one of building trails into lovely country, but of building receptivity into the yet unloving human mind.
Aldo Leopold...
Jun
24
2017
by Amy DeCamp

Have you ever been pumpkin picking? Wine tasting? Corn-mazing? Then you have participated in agritourism! As the word implies, agritourism is the intersection of tourism and agriculture.  A more...

Jun
20
2017
by Haley Smith

Throughout my nearly two terms with AmeriCorps Project Conserve, one of the most rewarding pieces for me has been the opportunity for professional development and, in turn, my increased ability to...

Jun
19
2017
by Seth Young

One of the best parts about a service term with Project Conserve is the learning and service opportunities outside of your host site.  Usually once or twice a month, Project Conserve members come...

Jun
15
2017
by Kristen Lee

AmeriCorps Project Conserve seeks dedicated individuals to fill 34 full-time positions serving critical conservation needs of western North Carolina. Each member will serve 1700 hours during an 11...

Jun
12
2017
by Jackson Henderson

As I come towards the end of two years in AmeriCorps Project Conserve,
I realize that I’m going to miss the people I have met, the opportunities to learn.
Sixty-four members, twenty-...

Jun
10
2017
by Alex Kazer

When we think about conservation, our minds tend to drift to the magnificent, dramatic landscapes of our national parks or a rare, endangered species pushed to the brink of extinction.  Wild...

Jun
1
2017
by Madelyn Johanson

A large part of my job has been to teach water quality, both biological and chemical to a great variety of audiences and it has taught me numerous things that I feel others could benefit from...

May
26
2017
by Lillian Lovingood

A project that I have been in charge of since I began my AmeriCorps term at Asheville GreenWorks has been our Trash Trout Project.  The Trash Trout is a litter entrapment device that I have been...

May
23
2017
by Katie Kienbaum

For AmeriCorps Project Conserve members, our service terms are not only an opportunity to serve the communities we live in, but they’re also a chance to learn and to gain experience in the...