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Volunteers improve Today for Tomorrow


National Volunteer Week is April 12-18, 2015 and we, here at NRCS, thank the many volunteers that have given their time and talents to helping us conserve our natural resources. 

For more information on volunteering with NRCS, contact the National Earth Team Office.

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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 like climate change. 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.

Volunteer for Earth Team


Earth Team volunteers planting trees in Riperian Buffer

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.


 Working together we can make a difference!

Contact the National Earth Team Staff for more information

Michele Brown
National Volunteer Coordinator 

Bonnie Allely
National Volunteer Liaison


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