The CLIMB Conservation Corps (CCC) is a for hire conservation workforce that engages motivated young adults, ages 18 and up, to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout Mississippi. Projects may include, trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation, invasive species treatment, and local environmental service projects.
Crews may also complete technical and/or specialized projects depending on project partner needs, including disaster relief if the opportunity arises. Each crew consists of 4 members and a crew leader.
Conservation Corps crews work with local and governmental organizationson projects that include Ship Island restoration, water sampling, and invasive species management.
Our programs focus on workplace based learning, life skills development, conservation service work, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility, and career development. CCC also provides an opportunity for members to learn about the local environment, environmental issues, and get introductions to recreation and resource management careers