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Stewards Individual Placement Program

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Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program

Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA) Fellows


The National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the nation. Our national network of conservation and recreation planning professionals partners with community groups, nonprofits, tribes, and state and local governments to design trails and parks, conserve and improve access to rivers, protect special places, and create recreation opportunities. Learn More!

See current opportunities here!



For questions about the RTCA program, please contact:

Alex Whittow, Program Coordinator

Support Conservation Legacy during End of Year Giving!

We are thrilled to be celebrating 25 years of Conservation Legacy! For a quarter-century now, Conservation Legacy has been at the forefront of environmental stewardship. 🌳 From trailblazing projects to empowering passionate individuals, we're proud to celebrate this milestone together! You can be a part of the legacy with your contribution today.

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