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High School Conservation Crews


Watch this video to get a taste of the impact a youth crew can have on the community, and the lasting lessons hands-on conservation work can have on these dedicated high school students!

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Four Corners Office • Durango, CO and Four Corners Region

Serving Youth from: La Plata, Montezuma, Archuleta, Dolores, San Juan and Northern NM Counties

About the Four Corners' High School Programs:

The Four Corners high school crews complete challenging and impactful conservation projects in our communities. Under the leadership of two experienced and trained Crew Leaders, our crews of 8 students ages 14-18 work together for four weeks and gain valuable work experience in the conservation field, while also learning skills such as teamwork, communication, leadership, work ethic and the importance of community service. Day programming and camping programming available.


We are no longer accepting applications for the 2020 season. Please check back in early 2021 for position postings!

Los Valles Office • Salida, CO and the San Luis Valley

About Los Valles High School Crews:

The Los Valles high school crews participate in project work in their local counties. The crews consist of 6-8 members, ages 14-18, with 2 adult crew leaders. As a crew, they participate trail-building, restoration, fence building, invasive species removal, community clean up, painting and tree planting. Along with completing project work, our program focuses on development. Leadership, team building, communication, stewardship, and civic engagement lessons are incorporated into the work day.


We are no longer accepting applications for the 2020 season. Please check back in early 2021 for position postings!

Questions can be directed to Aubrey, Youth Program Manager in Salida:

Four Corners • Durango Recruiter Contact

Teresa DiTore, Youth Programs Manager

Los Valles • Salida Recruiter contact

Aubrey Tamietti, Youth Programs Manager

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