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Apply now for the youth corps at Midewin in Wilmington

Students ages 15 to 18 may apply now through March 6 to the Youth Conservation Corps team that will work at the USDA Forest Service - Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie this summer. Pictured is the 2019 corps.
Students ages 15 to 18 may apply now through March 6 to the Youth Conservation Corps team that will work at the USDA Forest Service - Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie this summer. Pictured is the 2019 corps.

Students ages 15 to 18 can apply now through March 6 to the Youth Conservation Corps team that will work at the USDA Forest Service – Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie this summer.

The team will plant native Illinois prairie plant species, clear brush, maintain trails and more June 8 to July 31.

One day each week will be dedicated to an off-site explorer experience.

Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students will be paid based on federal / state wage standards. Transportation is not provided.

Each student must provide a teacher’s letter of recommendation with the application. Mail or email the application and letter of recommendation to USDA Forest Service – Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 S. Route 53, Wilmington, Illinois, 60481; or Patricia.Dyken@USDA.gov.

For applications in English and Spanish and information, visit bit.ly/2T1m7Zw.

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