American Conservation Experience Programs
ACE offers a range of conservation programs for youth and adults to gain tangible skills while serving and exploring their communities.
ACE’s conservation corps program is designed for participants who are considering land and resource management as a career path or potential course of study. Project opportunities may include trail maintenance, habitat restoration, wildlife monitoring, and more! During a 3, 6, 9 months or longer AmeriCorps service term, members are supported with cost of living allowances, food on projects, and free common housing on off days.
Emerging Professionals In Conservation (EPIC)
The Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC) program provides recent college graduates or those seeking degrees with focused opportunities to develop and apply their resource management knowledge under the guidance of public land agency mentors. ACE EPIC operates in coalition with partners such as the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Where We Work
ACE’s Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC) program operates nationwide. Regional and remote staff assist in member support as participants work with agency mentors on specialized projects across the country. For more information about the opportunities that EPIC provides, visit the EPIC program page or Apply Now.