Huron Pines Leads Day of Service to Spruce up Vanderbilt School Forest

Over 100 volunteers came together at Vanderbilt Area School on May 21 for a Day of Service to enhance the school grounds and school forest through landscaping, tree planting and trail building. Each spring the Huron Pines AmeriCorps program leads a day of service for AmeriCorps members from across the region to come together to support a community project. … More Huron Pines Leads Day of Service to Spruce up Vanderbilt School Forest

Q&A with Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Nicolas Theisen

This is the fourth and final in a series of conversations with our 2020 Huron Pines AmeriCorps members. We talk highlights, takeaways, and what their average days have been like in a not-so-average service year. Ever drawn to water, Nick Theisen relished the days he spent monitoring the quality of Northern Michigan streams by collecting and identifying aquatic insects. … More Q&A with Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Nicolas Theisen

Q&A with Huron Pines AmeriCorps member Jen Klemm

This is the third in a series of conversations with our 2020 Huron Pines AmeriCorps members. We talk highlights, takeaways, and what their average days have been like in a not-so-average service year. Jen Klemm said adapting her in-person educational programs for an online format — and having it warmly received by participants — was an empowering experience. … More Q&A with Huron Pines AmeriCorps member Jen Klemm

Huron Pines AmeriCorps: Celebrating a Decade of Service

The Huron Pines AmeriCorps program has been developing leaders in conservation since 2007. We’ve come a long way over the last decade, from 9 Huron Pines AmeriCorps members in our first year to 30 members at host sites across the state in 2017, and our efforts and growth have not gone unnoticed. In 2015, we … More Huron Pines AmeriCorps: Celebrating a Decade of Service

Recent AmeriCorps News

Over the weekend a story broke about the Corporation for National and Community Service (the federal agency that administers the AmeriCorps program) being targeted in the federal budget for elimination. Huron Pines AmeriCorps is part of this national program that places over 80,000 people in communities across the nation. For Huron Pines, that was very … More Recent AmeriCorps News

HURON PINES AMERICORPS WELCOMES 23 NEW MEMBERS

  For the ninth year, Huron Pines AmeriCorps members are focusing their hearts, hands and talents on solving the toughest challenges in Michigan communities and for Great Lakes natural resources. Huron Pines AmeriCorps members are college graduates who apply to be placed with grassroots nonprofits and agencies all over Michigan. Through service they learn new professional … More HURON PINES AMERICORPS WELCOMES 23 NEW MEMBERS