What are Self-Directed Improvement Projects?
You decide on a project for the MTC event.
Choose a project that is important to you.
The project can be an individual or a team effort with an environmental focus.
Remove litter and debris from the shoreline or lake bottom.
Collect trash along the roadside, at campsites or on hiking trails.
Educate yourself or others about an environmental issue by creating a poster or video.
Observe and learn about controlling the spread of invasive aquatic and terrestrial species that threaten our lakes.
Learn about the dangers of harmful algal blooms (HABs).
Educate yourself and others on threats to ADK wildlife. Learn how to protect our loons.
Create a poster or video demonstrating why you "Love the Lakes" (great project for younger children).
See photos of our 2021 MTC Participants for project ideas.
Helpful Resource Material for planning your project.
Important Safety Checklist* (please read).
Submit project descriptions and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gifts of appreciation will be distributed to participants for creative and exceptional effort.
A “Best Project” award will be presented at the FCLA Annual Meeting.
Please submit project descriptions and photos to be eligible for a gift of appreciation or a "Best Project" award. Submission date TBA.
Deadline for submitting your project photos and description TBA.
*Your participation in the MTC event is at your own risk. Your decision to participate as a volunteer is made of your own free will.