Posts Tagged ‘Huron Pine AmeriCorps’

Calling all future conservation leaders!

My service term is almost up with Huron Pines AmeriCorps (HPA) and its time to start recruiting for another member to experience what this program can offer them. If you want to be involved in the conservation career field but don’t know where to start, try looking into this opportunity. Here are a few highlights…

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See what our Huron Pines AmeriCorps member has been up to?

This week marks my fourth month serving here with MUCC. My service term ends this November and time is moving too fast. When I look back at all that I have down thus far, it amazes me. My expectations have been met and exceeded. I appreciate the positions diversity, just this morning I was bucking…

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Good Turnout for Chainsaw Safety Training

For the fifth time, MUCC completed yet another successful Chainsaw Safety Training this past weekend (March 30th & 31st). The event was at full attendance with twenty-five individuals and five instructors. The Heavy Equipment Response Coalition, a non-profit organization, voluntarily helped run the course. Scott Peterson, a private business owner who specializes in teaching and…

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OTG: Waterfowl Management at the Maple River State Game Area

Any type of waterfowl in the St. Johns area trying to find a safe place to land, eat and nest, should benefit from the habitat work done by the OTG crew on the Maple River State Game Area (SGA), Saturday morning (February 23rd). This game area is located just north of St. Johns and is…

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AmeriCorps, Huron Pines, and MUCC, Together in Conservation

Maybe you have or have not heard of what AmeriCorps is and what this program does for our nation, this blog aims to educate you about AmeriCorps and their partnership with Huron Pines. AmeriCorps, a US federal program, was created under President Bill Clinton, through the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. Since…

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Serving for Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 21st, was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national day of service.  As a Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, this was a great opportunity for me to serve our community. The Allen Neighborhood Center, located in Lansing, invited volunteers to come out and serve for the afternoon. The Allen Neighborhood Center is a “Place-based…

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MUCC Welcomes Our New Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member

Hello, my name is Autumn Christenson and I am the new Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, serving with MUCC for the next 10 months as their Engagement Specialist. This blog aims to tell you a little bit about my background and my Huron Pines AmeriCorps service here at MUCC. Although born in Indiana, I moved up…

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