The Earth Needs You - Join Our Team!
The Earth Team is the volunteer workforce of the Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS and we are making a difference in every county in the nation.
NRCS partners with conservation groups and others to ensure private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges. Working side-by-side with farmers and ranchers, the NRCS identifies natural resource concerns, such as soil erosion and water quality issues, and develops unique conservation plans for restoring and protecting resources.
Earth Team volunteers are an integral part of the conservation partnership and each member takes pride in the fact that they maintain and improve our natural resources and environment on private lands.
The job of conserving our natural resources cannot be done by the government alone. We need your help in reducing soil erosion, conserving our water and improving its quality, and developing pride in our country's natural resource heritage.
Who Are Connecticut's Volunteers?
What are Some Examples of Jobs They Do?
Who Can Volunteer?
Anyone 14 years of age or older and interested in conserving our precious natural resources can be an Earth Team volunteer. You can volunteer part-time or full-time and work outdoors or in a local NRCS office. You can volunteer as an individual or form or join a group. We have opportunities in every state.
|On the Land
||In the Community
||In the Office
||Computer Data Entry
|Establishing Wildlife Habitat
|Native Grass Seeding
||Special Tours and Fairs
||Conservation Youth Groups
|Conservation Practice Layout
||Outdoor Classrooms and Nature Areas
Working Together We Can Make a Difference!
Contact Connecticut's State Volunteer Coordinator
USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
100 Northfield Drive, 4th Floor
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 688-7725, Ext. 117