Southwest Conservation Corps
AmeriCorps National Fixed Amount Grants FY 2011 (New)
Rural PLACES (Promoting Land- and Community-based Environmental Stewardship) is a direct service program that promotes environmental stewardship in rural communities throughout Appalachia and the Four Corners states. Members improve at-risk ecosystems through fieldwork, environmental education and outreach, and by bringing community volunteers into stewardship roles. Rural PLACES benefits from ten years of experience, training and support networks established by the award-winning OSM/VISTA Team.