Bringing Beavers Back to Coastal California (May 2024)

Please join us on Saturday May 18th from 10:30-3 for this hybrid event, hosted by the Cal Poly Initiative for Climate Leadership and Resilience, with nonprofit partners SLO Beaver Brigade and the Morro Bay Open Space Alliance. Register today, as there is a capacity of 130!

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College Corps



The College Corps program will provide fellowships to over 300 students during AY 2023-2024, and expects to run again in the following years. To apply, or to register your interest as a faculty member or community host organization, please complete the INTEREST FORM at

Program Details:

  • Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate students at Cal Poly, Cuesta College, Allan Hancock College, or CSU Long Beach.
  • Each fellow is to complete 450 hours of work between Aug 2023 - Jul 2024. Work is not required to occur while school is in session.
  • Fellows will receive $7,000 stipend through regular disbursements, to be used for living expenses. Upon successful completion of the program, fellows receive an additional $3,000 for educational expenses.
  • Whenever possible, fellows will be given placements that align with their academic and career goals and help develop 21st century job skills. We will work with faculty to find ways that fellows can earn academic credit through their service.
  • Fellows can be placed at nonprofits or government agencies to work on programs focused on climate action (also food security and K-12 education), in groups of 2 or more.
  • DACA recipients (AB-540 eligible Dreamers) are especially encouraged to apply.







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Erin Pearse 
Phone: (805) 756-5558

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Hadley Willman

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Charles (Dave) Camp, Math
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Adrienne Greve,  CRP
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