July 2023 | CCNM's partnership with the Gila National Forest has contributed to rebuilding Whitewater Creek Trail #207 after it was severely damaged by post-fire flooding in 2012. An emphasis is being made on reinforcing and rebuilding the trail foundation to restore reasonable public access through Whitewater Canyon.
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September 2021 | CCNM is proud to announce being a recipient of the 2021 Community Partner Program with El Paso Electric. This exciting partnership will assist our organization in meeting the diverse needs of our program, help support our crews and crew members, and strengthen the resiliency of our Las Cruces community.
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January 2022 | CCNM has been selected to receive the 2021 Community Rewards Program grant from Nusenda Credit Union. This program will support CCNM in creating collaborative partnerships in the local community for innovative solutions to improve education, health, social, and economic outcomes. We are excited to utilize this funding to directly support our crew members’ ability to access and participate in our program.
June 29, 2020 | This will be updated regularly by Conservation Legacy staff with changes or further announcements. Last updated 6/29/20.
The safety of our participants, staff, and partners is our utmost priority. We have activated an Incident Response Team dedicated to addressing the impact of COVID-19 on our organization.
Below you will find updates regarding Conservation Legacy’s response to the emerging concerns related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
April 13, 2020 | Throughout 2019 and continuing into 2020, the Conservation Legacy Communications Team has been analyzing our brand, visual identity, messaging and communication strategies. It has taken the effort of our entire staff to pull together a comprehensive body of research, culminating with our 2020-2022 Strategic Plan. With that, we have refreshed our Conservation Legacy logo and program visual identities.
March 27, 2018 | The nonprofit Conservation Corps New Mexico gives young adults 18 to 25 the chance to improve public lands across southern New Mexico and West Texas.
Through partnerships with AmeriCorps, Conservation Corps members contribute to conservation efforts while gaining job skills and earning education award money. Program coordinator Ben Correll said before he got involved with conservation work, he didn’t think much about public lands.
Source: KRWG Public Media • Conservation Corps New MexicoVisit Article