Civilian Conservation Corps http://michiganradio.org en A comeback for the Civilian Conservation Corps in Michigan? http://michiganradio.org/post/comeback-civilian-conservation-corps-michigan <p>Michigan’s Civilian Conservation Corps could make a comeback under new legislation in the state Senate.</p><p>The MCCC puts unemployed young adults to work on conservation projects on state land.</p><p>After years struggling to survive on dwindling support from the state, some lawmakers say it’s time to revive the program as a public-private partnership.</p><p>Republican Senator Phil Pavlov says it’s all about getting young people into the workforce.<br><br>"We want to be able to develop programs that, even on the graduate level, where some of the more better-trained college kids have an opportunity to get on a career path whether that is in remediation or more sophisticated forms of conservation," says Pavlov.<br><br>Pavlov says the plan would not include any taxpayer dollars. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:45:16 +0000 Jake Neher 9073 at http://michiganradio.org A comeback for the Civilian Conservation Corps in Michigan?