Field Team Partners

The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) partners with federal, state, municipal, and non-profit organizations. The primary focus of the MCC Field Team is construction and rehabilitation of recreational trails, but teams may also engage in a variety of other conservation projects. MCC projects must be on land open to the public.

MCC offers project planning and assessments at a daily rate. Please share your ideas and organizational needs.

Teams operate in groups of 3 or 6 from mid-June to mid-October annually. Our members are volunteers serving in the AmeriCorps National Service program. Field Team projects have included: stone work, bridging, erosion control structures, boundary line maintenance, and construction of new trail.

MCC Provides:

  • A team of 3 to 6 members, including a Team Leader
  • 9 to 15-week training for Team Leaders, depending on experience
  • Chainsaw Safety Training
  • One week Member Orientation
  • Hand tools and power tools for the projects
  • General project management and ongoing support to teams
  • Transportation
  • Camping equipment for teams
  • Liability and worker's compensation insurance
  • Promotion of volunteer events

Field Team Partners Provide:

  • Fee for service at a weekly rate
  • Project materials and delivery
  • Housing (a campsite for the team)
  • Specialized equipment, if needed (ATV, tractor)
  • Regular communication with the team and MCC staff

Field Team Partner Database

Join MCC's Field Team Partner list or update your organization's contact information through our online form.

2019 Project Proposals are Due March 22nd.

Subsequent requests for proposals maybe released throughout the year when/if there is availability.

Request for Projects

Forms for Current Partners

Looking for funding

Our Funding Options document provides information for our partners about potential funding sources.

For more information or questions, please contact:

Lindsey May
(207) 624-6091

To read the PDF files you will need a a copy of the free Adobe reader software. To view MS Word documents, you will need Microsoft Word or the free Word Viewer.

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