Texas Conservation Corps – It’s A Real Thing

Environmental Corps held it’s last graduation on 16 November at Stevenson’s Preserve in South Austin. We played kick ball, tried to keep track  of the dogs and kids that appeared to outnumber the greenshirts, ate food, and went through the

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Student Learning Academy at United Way Day of Caring

A few months ago, I decided to join Austin AmeriCorps Alums despite the fact that I am currently serving as a crew leader with the Environmental Corps. Prior to this position, I worked with AmeriCorps VISTA in Ithaca, NY and

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Environmental Corps in TPWD Magazine

We’ve had a smooth summer with only a few days over 100 degrees and even some rain in July. It’s making those 2011 chainsawing-in-the-115-degrees tales sound more mythical and less threatening to our first years! The crews have been all

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SLA Environmental Corps Partners with the City of Austin

The City of Austin gave the SLA Environmental Corps the opportunity to do GIS/GPS training for a 6 week long project. Six members were selected to go out in the field throughout the neighborhoods collecting data for damaged sidewalks, curbs,

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Environmental Corps at National Trails Day

National Trails Day took place on 2 June 2012 and ECorps sure was busy! We had 6 different work sites throughout Austin, doing everything from invasive species removal to building armored drains and putting up cedar rail fencing. Our members

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2012 National Service Impact Awards – Environmental Corps

ECorps is up for a National Service Impact Award for Environmental Stewardship. Show your support for our work on Austin’s Greenbelt with the Barton Creek Trail Crew and all the future public spaces we will improve. You have to create an

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