Mayors & County Day of Recognition for National Service – Featuring Texas Conservation Corps

On April 7th, 2015, Texas Conservation Corps joined fellow American YouthWorks AmeriCorps members and other Austin-area AmeriCorps programs at City Hall to celebrate Mayor’s Day of Service. Thanks to the support of the OneStar Foundation, one of our Emergency Response

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Texas Conservation Corps Fighting the Good Fight: Pushing Back Invasive Plants

We carried our weapons on our backs. The sprayers with three gallons of herbicide (Roundup Pro, Garlon 4, and Habitat) weighed us down, but lightened as we showered the brightly dyed chemicals onto leaves that would then drip with the

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Texas Conservation Corps Does Gulf Coast Restoration

Earlier this month, our crew traveled to Galveston, TX to take part in a 2 week training program held by the Gulf of Mexico Foundation’s Restoration Technology Training Center.  This program was the first one ever held and covered many

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Youth Conservation Corps in East Texas

This is the second year that Texas Conservation Corps has partnered with the US Forest Service to provide leadership to their Youth Conservation Corps program in East Texas. Participants aged 15-17 were recruited from Kennard, a small town near the Davy Crockett Forest, and

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