RMYC Crews recognized by Forest Service The Rocky Mountain Youth Corps started their second year of work on the forest restoration project in the La Lama hills near Questa in April. The RMYC received a $360,000 grant in 2011 to conduct a thinning project in the area. The thinning project promotes a healthier watershed,
Serving our community The Rocky Mountain Youth Corps provides training and community service opportunities for a diverse population of New Mexico-area youth, ages 16-25. Crews protect, restore, and manage New Mexico’s parks, houses and natural areas while developing essential job skills. Learn more about Rocky Mountain Youth Corps work in our community now!
Stop underage drinking Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Health, helps to reduce underage drinking, DWI and tobacco use among young people. To accomplish our goals we raise awareness through media campaigns, support local businesses in reducing underage sales, and collaborate with other entities committed to substance abuse
Corpsmembers take the next step into the world of firefighting Rocky Mountain Youth Corps members, in partnership with the Forest Guild along with The Nature Conservancy, New Mexico State Lands Office, and local fire departments,participated in the October 2013 Black Lake Fire Training Exchange. Four individuals received their S 100 / 130 / 190
We advocate for a healthy river Rocky Mountain Youth Corps advocate for a healthy river for generations to come. Take action and support restoring strong water flows in the Colorado River and its tributaries. Register now on the Si Se Puede Pledge! more…
Conservation Crews Up and Running RMYC Conservation Program 2013 has started! 21 new Americorps members will be out in the community engaged in public service. A majority of their season will be focused on fuels reduction and habitat restoration in northern New Mexico. Partnering with agencies like the Carson National Forest and the State Trust