Since ARCSE was founded in 1974, we have enjoyed the collective heritage and
participation of thousands of resource conservation professionals and support staff –reaching all the way back to the 1930’s founding of the Soil Conservation Service
and the Civilian Conservation Corps, and forward to the cutting edge of today’s
Photos and Blog Posts
Get access to photos and blog posts from previous years and see what it looked like to be an ARCSE member back in the day
Check out previous years ARCSE award winners
Civilian Conservation Corps
The Civilian Conservation Corps was a voluntary public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men ages 18–25 and eventually expanded to ages 17–28. Robert Fechner was the first director of this agency, succeeded by James McEntee following Fechner’s death.