Working Together

The U.S. Forest Service Eastern Region works in partnership with public agencies, private organizations, tribes, volunteer organizations, nonprofit organizations, schools, and individuals to manage resources across the region.



Promoting Environmental Education and Job Training for Detroit Teens

Green Corps Teens with PPE and tools

Urban Connections has a long-standing partnership with The Greening of Detroit’s Green Corps. It's an employment opportunity program where high school students learn environmental stewardship, planting, tree maintenance, urban gardening, and practical information about green careers.

A Different Kind of Summer Job: Youth Conservation Corps on the Hiawatha

Hiawatha YCC

Deep in the heart of the Hiawatha National Forest, Clear Lake is surrounded by white birch trees and red pine, black-eyed Susan and milkweed growing in patches of sun, and the remarkably clear lake for which the center is named.

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