Green Collar Workforce

Restoring Michigan Lands
From the Keweenaw to Kalamazoo, from Saginaw to Sleeping Bear, serving Michigan and its youth since 1999!

SEEDS EcoCorps, previously known as the SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps, is a green collar career exploration program. We provide an earn-while-you-learn format to support skill, leadership, and career development. Crew members gain valuable work experience while serving their local communities.

SEEDS EcoCorps restores public and private lands. Our work includes:

  • Habitat restoration
  • Historic preservation
  • Public park improvement
  • Invasive species removal
  • Small scale construction
  • Reforestation, & more!


Didn't this used to be called Youth Conservation Corps? Why the name change? (click here) 

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Services Include:

Ecologically Appropriate Landscaping
  • Native Garden Installations
  • Yard Cleanup
  • Garden & Yard Maintenance
  • Invasive Species Removal
  • Erosion Control Plantings
Construction for Landscapes
  • Hardscaping
  • Decks
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Raised Beds
  • Fence Installations
Green Cleaning
Dock Installation and Removal

Call or email for rates and to schedule: | 231.947.0312

Young Adults Do Like the Skilled Trades!

"I joined SEEDS because most of my life I was an inside kind of kid. Working outside has been a great, new experience for me!" - Daeveon Clemons, Crew Member

19 Restoration Highlights from 2019

“This is the best job I’ve ever had! I loved learning new skills and the chance to serve my community.” - Elliott Smith, Crew Member

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Meet SEEDS in Saginaw

"At SEEDS, if you cut something, you replace it. It's about restoration." - Jacquan Thomas, Crew Member

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