The Corps Network Launches Moving Forward Together Initiative to Increase Presence of Young People of Color in Conservation and Resource Management Jobs
April 5, 2017
With support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Corps Network to develop tools to educate Corps community and resource management agency staff about historic and ongoing barriers to engaging non-white populations in America’s conservation workforce, and empower them to address these barriers....
The Corps Network supports introduction of legislation that would dedicate funding to address National Park Service maintenance backlog
March 28, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (March 28, 2017) – The Corps Network, the national association of service and conservation Corps, applauds United States Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Rob Portman (R-OH) for introducing legislation today that would establish a funding stream dedicated to addressing the maintenance...
The Corps Network and Montana Conservation Corps Congratulate Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) on his Confirmation as Secretary of the Interior
March 1, 2017
The Corps Network and Montana Conservation Corps congratulate Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) on being confirmed as Secretary of the Interior through a 68-31 vote in the United States Senate on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The Corps Network, the Public Lands Service Coalition, and the Partnership for the...
Four Member Organizations of The Corps Network Accredited by Corps Center of Excellence
January 12, 2017
Accreditation process promotes quality Corps programs that have the capacity to meet desired outcomes for participants as well as meet the project requirements of the community and resource management partners. Washington, D.C. – Today, January 12, 2017, The Corps Network is pleased to...
The Partnership for the 21CSC Announces 21CSC Champions of the Year for 2017
January 12, 2017
Award recognizes leaders within agencies and organizations with which 21CSC organizations partner WASHINGTON, DC – Today, January 12, 2017, The Partnership for the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) announced the 2017 winners of the 21CSC Champion of the Year Award. Recipients...
The Corps Network Responds to Nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) for U.S. Secretary of the Interior
December 16, 2016
On Thursday, December 15, 2016, President-Elect Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to be the next Secretary of the Department of the Interior. Rep. Zinke, a former Navy SEAL officer, is a fifth-generation Montanan in his first term in the United States Congress....
The Corps Network Applauds Congressional Passage of National Park Service Centennial Act, Looks Forward to Legislation Being Signed into Law
December 13, 2016
Bill contains provisions that would allow Corps to engage more veterans and help Corps alumni translate service experience into careers with federal resource management agencies WASHINGTON, DC (December 13, 2016) – The Corps Network applauds the United States Senate for approving the House-...
The Corps Network Announces 2017 Winners of Corpsmember of the Year, Project of the Year and Legacy Achievement Awards
December 13, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, December 13, 2016, The Corps Network announced the winners of the 2017 Corpsmember of the Year, Project of the Year, and Legacy Achievement Awards. Awardees will be recognized at The Corps Network 2017 National Conference, taking place February 12th – 15th in Washington, DC...
The Corps Network Applauds Recent Passage of the National Park Service Centennial Act in U.S. House of Representatives
December 6, 2016
Bill contains provisions that would amend Public Lands Corps Act to benefit Corps and Corpsmembers WASHINGTON, DC - The Corps Network applauds passage of the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Act (H.R. 4680) in the United States House of Representatives today. The bill, which now must...
Gulf Coast Corpmembers Awarded Scholarships to Participate in Waders in the Water Training
November 2, 2016
Members of the Conservation Corps of the Forgotten Coast install a living shoreline WASHINGTON, DC (November 2, 2016) – The Corps Network has awarded a total of twenty Aquatic Restoration training scholarships to four member Conservation Corps of the Gulf Corps Alliance (GCA). The...