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Earth Team Volunteers - Colorado

Since 1985, Earth Team volunteers have provided a valued source of talent to NRCS. These dedicated volunteers work with conservation professionals on private lands to improve soil quality, conserve water, improve air quality and enhance wildlife habitat.

Volunteer With Us 

  • Whether serving your community, gaining professional experience, or contributing your professional knowledge after retirement, there are plenty of great reasons to become a NRCS volunteer. Earth Team volunteers are 'Helping People Help the Land'.
  • If you are interested in gaining valuable work experience while helping protect Colorado’s natural resources, please contact Donna Goodsell, State Earth Team Coordinator at or visit any NRCS local field office to apply.

Would you like to:

  • help farmers and ranchers,
  • help teach kids,
  • help with public meetings,
  • work on wildlife habitat projects,
  • work on indoor and outdoor projects, and 
  • gain work experience for skills and abilities needed in today's job market?

The Colorado Earth Team is made up of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers who assist USDA-NRCS in conserving, improving, and sustaining the nation’s natural resources. Colorado historically ranks among the top has a history of being one of the best in the nation for utilizing the Earth Team program in our offices. The purpose of the Earth Team is to expand our services by utilizing volunteers. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age and duties may vary based on interest and need.


Volunteers in Action

Earth Team in Action - Colorado

Meet your Colorado Earth Team Coordinators

Colorado Earth Team Coordinators


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