Conservation Legacy – Supporting Local Conservation Corps Programs

Conservation Legacy logo with PickConservation Legacy is a national organization dedicated to supporting locally based conservation service programs that - empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment.

Conservation Legacy, formerly Southwest Conservation Corps, operates and supports programs that provide service and work opportunities for a diverse group of individuals to complete important conservation and community projects for the public benefit. Founded in 1998 to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s, Conservation Legacy programs include:

    Arizona Conservation Corps    Southwest Conservation Corps

    Environmental Stewards         Southeast Conservation Corps

                                                                                             VISTA Teams


southwest conservation corps   Southeast Conservation Corps    


Native Urban Corps in Albuquerque, NM

Conservation Legacy partners with Albuquerque's La Plazita Insititute to pilot a Native Urban Corps for the 21CSC.  Read more here!



“SCC opened up a whole new world for me. When you strip away the confines of our world, run up to the mountains and get your hands dirty, your life will never be the same.”