The Maine Conservation Corps recently welcomed Seth Haven of Belfast to serve as a team member and AmeriCorps volunteer for the summer. Haven is the son of Cara and Brian Merrill, also of Belfast.

The MCC conducts conservation projects throughout Maine, including extensive recreational trail construction and rehabilitation. Haven is a 2006 graduate of Belfast Area High School and attends Vermont Technical College, where he is studying civil engineering and sustainable design. This season he will serve on a crew of three to seven members while undertaking several trails projects across the state.

More information about the Maine Conservation Corps can be found at