21CSC CALL FOR CORPS: Apply to be official Leave No Trace 2016 Stewardship Corps

Boulder, CO: Opportunity to be an official Leave No Trace Stewardship Corps!

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (the Center) joined the Partnership for the 21CSC last year to support the goals of the 21CSC and to work more closely with the nation’s conservation corps to support the use of Leave No Trace ethics across the next generation of outdoor stewards.

The Center is currently requesting self-nominations from 21CSC member corps interested in becoming official service partners as part of the Leave No Trace national Hot Spot program, as described in this Request for Proposal (RFP).

Please respond to this request if your 21CSC program works in any of these areas – or if you would like to work in these 2016 Leave No Trace Hot Spot Locations:

  • March 14 – 21: Kern River, Kernville, CA
  • March 21 – 28: Southern Appalachian Trail, Chattahoochee NF, GA
  • March 28 – April 4: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas, NV
  • April 11 – 18: Patapsco Valley State Park, Ellicott City, MD
  • April 18 – 25: Breaks Interstate Park, Breaks, VA
  • June 6 – 13: Lake Tahoe Region, South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • June 20 – 27: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
  • July 11 – 18: San Juan National Forest, Durango, CO
  • August 26 – 28: Shawnee NF, Jonesboro, IL
  • August 8 – 15: Devil’s Bathtub, George Washington & Jefferson NF, Roanoke, VA
  • September 8 – 10: San Juan Islands NM, Lopez Island, WA
  • September 19 – 26: Delano Park, Decatur, AL
  • October 10 – 17: Mt. Rogers, Wilson Creek, VA
  • October 17 – 24: Fayette County Nature Area, Peachtree City, GA
  • October 27 – 29: Red River Gorge, Daniel Boone NF, Stanton, KY
  • November 16 – 18: St. Andrews State Park, Panama City, FLHot Spot.jpg

 

The letter of intent should be no more than one page and should include:

  1. A brief organizational background
  2. An explanation of why the organization desires to serve as a Leave No Trace Hot Spot stewardship corps within at least one of the above Hot Spot areas specified,
  3. How you believe your service expertise can help public lands managers mitigate user-created impacts.

Please look at the RFP and respond by January 29th if you work, or would like to work, in any of the Leave No Trace Hotspot locations listed above. Leave No Trace Stewardship Corps will be announced at the meeting of the Partnership for the 21CSC on February 9th in Washington DC.

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Don't forget to register here to attend the P-21CSC meeting in Washington on February 9, 2016.  We look forward to seeing you in 2016!

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