Ancestral Lands engages Native youth and young adults in meaningful conservation projects on Native Lands. With programs in Acoma Pueblo, Navajo Nation, and most recently Zuni Pueblo; Ancestral Lands crews have being working on projects from historical preservation, traditional agriculture, chainsaw crews, hiking clubs, stream restoration, fencing, trail construction and more. The Ancestral Lands program also aims to incorporate traditional culture and language as part of crew lifestyle and project work.
National Park Service Internships positions based in Mesa Verde National Park in Mancos, CO
Acoma Crew Member Positions:
Navajo Crew Member Positions:
“As we concluded our first hitch, we were about 25 times dirtier and 5 times more sore, but we will forever live happily ever after in the land of towering aspens and dust."
•Trail Maintenance & Construction
•Fire Fuels Reduction/Mitigation
•Tree Planting and Seeding
•Invasive Species Management
•Inventorying and Mapping
Contact Jordan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Teresa (email@example.com) or reach them at 970-259-8607 for Durango programs.
Contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-539-2438 for Salida and the San Luis Valley programs.
Contact Chako at email@example.com or 505-870-4810 for Navajo Nation programs.
Contact Aaron at firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-552-4084 for Acoma, NM programs.
Contact Ryan A. at email@example.com or 505-870-0101 for Zuni, NM Programs.
SCC seeks applicants who are interested in fully committing to the program, who are willing to overcome any challenges and those who will take advantage of the opportunities, skills and trainings that are offered throughout their term of service. SCC wants those who will benefit from and contribute the most to the program; previous experience is not required for most positions