Acton - Shapleigh Youth Conservation Corp

The ASYCC is funded by donations and grants and supported by a number of volunteers. By donating to the ASYCC, you allow us to continue our work preserving the quality of our lakes and land values while employing local school children.

Welcome

The Acton-Shapleigh Youth Conservation Corps (ASYCC), was founded in 2001, and is committed to protecting the waterways within Mousam Lake and Square Pond Watershed.

This is achieved by providing education, community outreach, courtesy boat inspections, technical assistance, and the installation of effective erosion control practices to the communities of Acton and Shapleigh.

The ASYCC continues to work to sustain and protect the valuable waterways of Goose Pond, Loon Pond, Mousam Lake, and Square Pond for the enjoyment of the community and its visitors.

Announcements

February 17, 2018

Hiring for the 2018 Erosion Control Crew Leader

The Acton-Shapleigh Youth Conservation Corps (ASYCC) is currently hiring for the 2018 season. The ASYCC is a community based non-profit organization whose main goal is to protect our lakes and water quality in the Mousam Lake-Square Pond Watershed through the application of effective erosion control measures, technical assistance, public outreach, education, and courtesy boat inspections. We are proud to staff our program with youth and adults that have direct ties to the towns we service!

Each season the ASYCC works to improve on past season success, while continuing the workmanship the community has grown to know. The ASYCC is committed to hiring knowledgeable and dependable employees, while making a presence in the community, providing educational resources, and working together with the towns and property owners to protect the Mousam Lake-Square Pond Watershed. This position, as the Erosion Control Crew Leader, is an important part of the success of the ASYCC.

Erosion Control Crew Leader Overview:
The Erosion Control Crew Leader will be responsible for the ASYCC Erosion Control Crew, which shall include, but is not limited to:

Administrative tasks directly related to the Erosion Control Crew:

All applications are due by March 31, 2018.

Applications can be emailed to Doug Ridley at eccleader@asycc.com or mailed to Doug Ridley, ASYCC, P.O. Box 47, Springvale, Maine 04083.


Hiring the ASYCC Courtesy Boat Inspection team

The Acton-Shapleigh Youth Conservation Corps (ASYCC) is currently hiring Shapleigh and Acton residents for the 2018 season. The ASYCC is a community based non-profit organization whose main goal is to protect our lakes and water quality in the Mousam Lake-Square Pond Watershed through the application of effective erosion control measures, technical assistance, public outreach, education, and courtesy boat inspections. We are proud to staff our program with youth and adults that have direct ties to the towns we service!

The ASYCC Courtesy Boat Inspection team will work from late April until Columbus Day weekend, conducting inspections at the boat launches on Mousam Lake and Square Pond. We are currently seeking inspectors of all ages (from High School to retired).

All applications are due by March 31, 2018.

Applications can be emailed to Dave Burns at cbileader@asycc.com or mailed to Dave Burns, ASYCC, P.O. Box 47, Springvale, Maine 04083.


Hiring for 2018 Erosion Control Crew Members

The Acton-Shapleigh Youth Conservation Corps (ASYCC) is currently hiring Shapleigh and Acton residents for the 2018 season. The ASYCC is a community based non-profit organization whose main goal is to protect our lakes and water quality in the Mousam Lake-Square Pond Watershed through the application of effective erosion control measures, technical assistance, public outreach, and education. We are proud to staff our program with youth and adults that have direct ties to the towns we service!

The ASYCC Erosion Control Crew will work from late June through mid-August, completing erosion control projects for landowners on Mousam Lake, Square Pond, Loon Pond and Goose Pond. We are currently seeking high school students for crew members and a more experienced crew leader for the ECC team.

If you are interested, please an download an application below. All applications are due by March 31, 2018 and interviews will take place in mid April. Applications can be emailed to Doug Ridley at eccleader@asycc.com or mailed to Doug Ridley, ASYCC, P.O. Box 47, Springvale, Maine 04083.

November 13, 2017

Proposed Marina on Mousam Lake

Link to MLRA information

If you have any concerns or feedback related to plans for a property near the head of the lake to be used as a marina, please go on the the MLRA web site using the link above.

October 25, 2017

2017 Annual Report Now Available

2017 ASYCC Annual Report