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Conservation Corps New Mexico
Position title :Crew Member
Town, City, Park, etc :Las Cruces
State / Territory :New Mexico
Project/Program Focus :Forestry,Habitat Restoration,Historic Preservation,Invasive Species Mngmt,Trails,Wildfire Mngmt,Wildlife Mngmt
Organization/Program Description :
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapt to various climates; camp overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. Crews may also be deployed on national disaster relief efforts on an as-needed basis.
Position Description :
CCNM works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, herbicide applications, and many others.