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Ancestral Lands

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The impactful programs that Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps operates are completed in collaboration with many incredible partners. Our project partners include Tribal governments and organizations as well as land management agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Additionally, generous supporting partners provide various resources from financial support to in-kind contributions. Together, we continue to make a positive impact.

Partner With Us

Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps (ALCC) operates conservation service programs based in New Mexico and Arizona and across the Southwest Region that empower individuals to TO POSITIVELY IMPACT THEIR LIVES, THEIR COMMUNITIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT. Join us in our vision of leading our Nations back to ecological and cultural well-being.

Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s with the unique twist of bringing the conservation corps model and structure to indigenous communities, contributing to expanding the definition of conservation and the inclusion of indigenous perspectives. ALCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, recent era military veterans, and indigenous communities with conservation service work projects on tribal and public lands. Our programs reconnect young people to the land, promote personal growth, experiential learning and an ethic of natural resource stewardship, along with hard work.

Project Partners

ALCC can help you accomplish critical conservation projects while providing young adults from local indigenous communities an opportunity to learn about land management issues and challenges. Partnering becomes a win/win situation for the community, ALCC members, and land managers by providing meaningful opportunities for young people to complete important community and natural resource projects. ALCC has a successful 12-year track record of completing conservation projects throughout the Southwest. To learn more about past projects and to learn more about the benefits of a partnership with ALCC please visit our Project Partners page.

Support Opportunities

Generous funders and supporting partners make it possible for Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps to operate programs that empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment. Whether it’s through grant support, program sponsorship, collaborative marketing or gear support, our funders and supporting partners are investing in the future of their communities and the environment.

Interested in becoming a funder or supporting partner? We’ll work together to develop a unique partnership that reflects our aligned missions and impact. To get started, contact Corps Director Chas Robles at If you are interested in providing an individual donation to Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps, please visit our Support Us page or donate here.

Support ALCC During Great Outdoors Month!

Conservation Legacy is celebrating Great Outdoors Month with a special opportunity to support all that we love about nature and spending time outdoors! Join us with a donation today and support our local Corps working on programs to combat the effects of climate change and increase accessibility on trails.

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