BRCA Youth Conservation Corps Program
The Conservation Corps’s mission is to reduce sources of pollution in our lakes through the installation of erosion control-projects known as BMP’s (best management practices). Founded in 1996 by BRCA, this self-sustaining summer program has completed more than 1400 bmp’s on all seven Belgrade Lakes in the watershed. Each summer a project director and field supervisor oversee two full-time crews of high school students and crew leaders.
The YCC is seeking candidate sites for its work on an ongoing basis. Our YCC Director is available for on-site consultations about how your property may be affecting water quality in our lakes. Labor will be provided free of charge; landowners will pay for materials and any permit fees. If you know of an eroding site that needs stabilizing, let us know. Call us at 207-495-6039 or fill out a site assessment form (PDF*).
Full List of Best Management Practices
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