A year in the Corps will transform your life and make California an even better place to live!
Get paid while you learn skills that can lead to a meaningful career like firefighting, energy, forestry, and more!
Yes, the work is hard. And, it will put you on the path to move into a career that will make a positive impact on your environment and your life!
The Backcountry Trails Program is one of many experiences within the California Conservation Corps where Corpsmembers transform their set of skills and their state of mind. They spend five and a half months living in the backcountry of our national parks and forests – completely off grid – as they build and restore trails that provide access to these natural treasures.
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Proposition 1 – Water Bond
Prop 1 funds projects that provide more reliable water supplies, restore important species and habitat, and develop a more resilient and sustainably managed water system. Projects such as wetland restoration, tree planting and erosion control may qualify for Prop 1 funding.