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NRCS Earth Team

Volunteers improve today for tomorrow

The Earth Team is NRCS’ volunteer workforce that is making a difference in every county in the nation. NRCS works with private landowners to improve soil quality, conserve water, improve air quality and enhance wildlife habitat. Earth Team volunteers work side-by-side with conservation professionals and are an integral part of the conservation partnership.

Earth Team offers many opportunities for people who are interested in volunteering to improve the nation’s natural resources. People who are 14-years-old and older can volunteer. Volunteers can work part-time or full-time, work outdoors or inside a local NRCS office, individually or as a group.

NRCS Honors Volunteers for National Volunteer Week, April 12-18

National Volunteer is April 12-18, and NRCS uses this opportunity to highlight the hard work and accomplishments of its Earth Team volunteers. More than 25,000 volunteers across the country donated 318,500 hours to NRCS in 2014 – valued at $7.2 million.

Click here to go to the Volunteer Summary and Placement form Click here to meet some of our volunteers Selct this to go to the award winner page


Contact the National Earth Team Office

  • Michele Brown, National Volunteer Coordinator, (888) 526-3227 ext. 102
  • Bonnie Allely, National Volunteer Liaison, (888) 526-3227 ext. 105