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Conservation Legacy has partnered with land management agencies for over 15 years to accomplish critical conservation projects while providing young adults an opportunity to learn about land management issues and challenges. Partnering becomes a win/win situation for the community, for members, and for land managers, all while the project providers attain project goals, completing important work.

Project Examples - Conservation Legacy Programs

  • Desert Restoration
  • Route/Road Closure
  • Trail Construction/Management
  • Historic Preservation
  • Weatherization/Energy Efficiency
  • Internships
  • Watershed Restoration
  • Tree Planting and Seeding
  • Fence Construction/Maintenance
  • Fire Fuels Reduction/Mitigation
  • Sustainable/Historic Agriculture
  • Disaster Response
  • Mining Reclamation/Restoration
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Fire Rehabilitation
  • Inventorying and Mapping
  • Parks/Campground Maintenance
  • Water Conservation


“The crews were courteous and friendly, also hard-working. The leaders, as always, were professional, business-like, and yet friendly and personable. Everything was well-organized and the crew efficiently tackled each job that was assigned. I highly commend the Southwest Conservation Corps for its dependable and dedicated work crews and leadership.”
Bonnie Swarbrick (Buenos Aires NWR, AZ, US Fish & Wildlife)


Benefits of Partnering with Conservation Legacy

  • Brings in additional community partners to increase project capacity.
  • Uses cooperative agreements (avoiding the bidding process).
  • Identifies funding sources and can leverage additional project dollars.
  • Introduces future employees to land managers and organizations.
  • Region-wide logistical support form one of Conservation Legacy’s many offices.
  • Flexibility to design or assign crews and internships based on partner needs.


Project Costs

Project costs are dependent a number of factors including: crew size, project duration and type of project. Please contact us to get specific information about what your project would cost.

For more information please contact Eugenie Bostrom, eugenie (at) or visit the websites of the Conservation Legacy programs for more specific contact information.