Would you like to start a Green Team at your school? Please contact Kendra Norrell at kendra@groundworkrva.org with your name, school, potential projects/interests, and relation to the school.

Youth Resources

A list of resources to gain experience working in conservation other than Groundwork!

The SCA (Student Conservation Association)
“The SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands on service to the land”

The National Park Service
“There are thousands of opportunities for high school, college, and graduate school students to work with the National Park Service. Many of these jobs are filled at the park level – so contact the park that interests you – but others are advertised and recruited nationally by the National Park Service or in partnership with several other national organizations.”

Richmond City Resources

Science in the Park
“Science in the Park provides science-focused educational materials about the geology, habitats, and flora and fauna of the James River Park System in Richmond, VA.”