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    Stewards Individual Placements Program celebrates 20 years of AmeriCorps VISTA programming


    Beckley, WV | March 11, 2022 Stewards Individual Placements Program kicks off the celebration of 20 years of AmeriCorps VISTA programming during AmeriCorps week, March 13-19, 2022.

    Source: AmeriCorps VISTA

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    AmeriCorps VISTA Helps Tribal Members Pursue Federal Employment


    "Andrew worked to advocate for tribal members to successfully obtain employment in Glacier. He worked with Blackfeet Manpower, one of Glacier’s partner organizations, by helping individuals navigate USAJobs, build their resumes, and apply for jobs."

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    Gaining New Experiences Through Historic Preservation

    NPS Historic Preservation & Training Center

    "...we aim to preserve as much of the historic wood as possible. In doing so, we were consciously using wood that had developed idiosyncrasies over the years, making the doors unlevel and not square. Sanding the new-wood veneers for sections of the doors that we couldn’t reasonably save insured that the remaining wood was undamaged by such a tool as a planer.”

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    Bringing Parks to the People When People Can’t Get to the Parks

    Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance

    "Thanks to this fellowship, Ember knows exactly what kind of work she wants to devote her life to, and she has met lifelong friends in the process. Ember recently started attending graduate school for a master's degree in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication, accompanied by a partnership-based graduate assistantship."

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    Making a Difference for Endangered Species

    Scientists in Parks

    "[Nora] ran daily beach patrols across 20+ miles of beach to search for newly laid sea turtle nests. Every time a new sea turtle tracks were spotted, she would determine whether the crawl was a false crawl (meaning no nest was laid), or if the mother turtle did in fact create a nest and lay eggs."

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    Abandoned Mines, Paleontology, and Maps at Joshua Tree National Park

    Scientists in Parks

    Megan Gross recently wrapped up her second term at Joshua Tree National Park (JOTR) as a Paleontology Assistant with the Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program. Megan’s favorite activities as a GIP were assisting in the Abandoned Mineral Lands (AML) projects that were scheduled for fall 2019 and spring 2020.

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    Stewards VISTA Helps Bring Awareness to Historic Site


    Shinara started her VISTA service in July 2019 and finds it very encouraging to see how important the documentation work she does for San Antonio Missions is for the park in order to continue the assessment process. Shinara’s VISTA service with Stewards is in a unique situation...She is using her VISTA year as part of her requirements on her master’s degree.

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    From Service Member to NPS Seasonal Park Ranger

    National Park Service

    Stewards' (recent) AmeriCorps Alumni, Jenna Lynch, has been a vital addition to the staff at Antietam National Battlefield from the first day as an intern to her current role. During Jenna's service, she led and assisted in multiple events at Antietam from developing a Leave No Trace program to organizing a butterfly tagging event.

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    Facilitating Community-Led Conservation and Recreation Projects

    Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance

    Meet Lucy Portman. She is an all-star Steward serving with the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) Program in Seattle, Washington. Throughout her first 47-week term, Lucy has had the opportunity to initiate, develop, and see through a number of exciting conservation projects.

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    COVID-19 Response Plan

    June 29, 2020 | This will be updated regularly by Conservation Legacy staff with changes or further announcements. Last updated 6/29/20.

    The safety of our participants, staff, and partners is our utmost priority. We have activated an Incident Response Team dedicated to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on our organization.

    Below you will find updates regarding Conservation Legacy’s response to the emerging concerns related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).


Introducing Energy Communities AmeriCorps!

ECAP is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at supporting coal mining and power plant communities in their transition to a clean energy future. Join us virtually on July 25th as we outline the goals of the project and how you can apply for one of our VISTA positions.

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