Conservation Corps

Green Bay Conservation Corps

With 2,658 acres of recreational space and greenways in the City of Green Bay, the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department created an AmeriCorps program to bring more conservation efforts to Green Bay. 

Conservation Corps crews are responsible for improving trail systems throughout Green Bay, invigorating pollinator habitats with new native plantings and improving native habitat with restoration practices. 

Crew members receive a living allowance, on-the-job training, and are eligible for the Segal education award after completion of their term. Now hiring for summer members.

Stay up to date with the Conservation Corps news, events, and opportunities! Click here to subscribe to the GBCC Newsletter. If you want to see the Conservation Corps progress, check out the story map

Interested in volunteering with the Crew? Contact the Conservation Corp Coordinator today! Adopt a park or trail with your group or organization. More information here.  

In December 2022, Mayor Genrich and Chief of Staff Rivera-Wagner discussed the envisioning, development, and launch of the GBCC in an episode of the 'S Files'. In a second episode, Conservation Corps members discussed their service with the GBCC.

Celebrate MLK Day with the Conservation Corps

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a National Day of Service and is celebrated on January 15th, 2024. This year, the Green Bay Conservation Corps is hosting a 3-part event to celebrate! First, the GBCC will celebrate MLK through service. A city-wide volunteer event will take place from 2pm – 4pm assisting neighbors in need of snow removal. If you would like to volunteer, please sign up using this form and complete a volunteer waiver. If you would like to nominate a neighbor or yourself for snow removal, please complete this form. After the service event, join the GBCC at the Brown County Central Library for a keynote speaker. Hear how MLK’s legacy has influenced the community of Green Bay. Directly following the keynote speaker, stay for a social hour with activities, conversations, and light refreshments. 

January 15th, 2024 at the Brown County Central Library 
2pm – 4pm | Volunteer Event
4:30pm – 5:30pm | Keynote Speaker
5:30pm – 6:30pm | Social Hour

Rain Garden Workbook

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