The year is quickly coming to an end – there are only 23 days left in the term! I think we can all agree that this has been a hard year, but it has been rewarding as we have had the chance to work outside and watch the seasons change.
While most field crew terms end in December, a small cadre of corps members stays on for an interim term, right through the coldest part of the winter. This month, a 6- to 8-member crew is working on four projects in Iowa.
Last Saturday, four corps members returned from a disaster deployment in South Carolina. They worked with FEMA to coordinate volunteer efforts in the wake of torrential storms, which dumped up to two feet of rain in some areas.