AmeriCorps is a national service program that provides thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds with education awards in exchange for three months to one year of community engagement. This year, more than 100 individuals will serve as AmeriCorps members with the DNR.
Each year AmeriCorps members serve the DNR and its partners by providing:
Hands-on experiential environmental education;
Public and private sustainable land use practices, projects, and initiatives;
Wildlife habitat enhancement and prairie restoration practices, projects, and initiatives; and
Volunteer Recruitment and involvement in natural resource conservation.