The 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) is a
private-public partnership that engages more than 25,000
returning veterans and young Americans each year to strengthen America’s infrastructure, boost local economies, and multiply returns on our country’s most valuable assets – it’s unmatched landscapes and people.
By putting thousands of people to work on lands, waterways, and cultural heritage sites across the country, the 21CSC:
Builds rural and urban economies by:
1) supporting the recreation, restoration and natural resource economies; and, 2) facilitating in-demand job skills development that business want in young people and returning veterans.
Provides opportunities for all Americans to serve their country
by leveraging the hard work of patriotic Americans in the common purpose of strengthening and preserving the most beautiful country in the world.
Strengthens America’s infrastructure
by investing in America’s unique and vital natural assets that are critically important to hunters, anglers, recreationalists and rural economies.
Modernizes the way government works
by using locally-based, cost effective and innovative private-public partnerships with non-governmental organizations to get things done.
There are many ways to get involved in the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps.