Updated Mon, Aug 13, 2012 10:44 am
Rural Action is bringing in a new batch of 14 volunteers to do environmental projects.
The volunteers are AmeriCorps workers and they start work today.
They're participating in a program referred to as Ohio Stream Restore Corps.
From the Rural Action headquarters in Trimble, they will work in six watersheds, doing water monitoring, community outreach and education, and clean-ups.
Rural Action says previous AmeriCorps workers served over 5200 children and adults through environmental education.
A swearing-in ceremony for the new AmeriCorps class will be held this afternoon at 1:30.