The 2016 WCC field season summer projects range from hard core trail work in Glendo State Park to archaeological site restoration near Newcastle.
Corps members will gain valuable experience while developing leadership and outdoor skills on 18 projects that include trail maintenance and construction, fencing, beetle kill mitigation, tree planting, historic preservation, and fuels reduction.
May 30 – June 8: trail construction at Glendo State Park; tree planting at Camp Paradise near Albany Peak; and trails and historic preservation at Fort Fred Steele
June 13 – June22: beetle kill mitigation at Sinks State Park; fencing at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area; and helping the Great Outdoors Western Campout happening in Grand Teton National Park
June 27 – July 6: continuing the fencing project at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area; digging a trench and building bridge at Sinks Canyon State Park; and fencing for the Wyoming chapter of The Nature Conservancy
July 11 – July 20: fencing, trail work, and chainsaw work near Buffalo-Lake De Smet Conservation District; trails at Casper Rotary Club Park on Casper Mountain; fencing and trails in Thunder Basin with Devon Energy and BLM.
July 25 – August 3: buck and rail fencing in Bridger-Teton National Forest; archeological work for the BLM; trails for South Pass City State Historic Site
August 8 – August 17: fencing and seed collecting for Buffalo BLM and Devon Energy; buck and rail fencing for Bridger-Teton National Forest; trail work with Bighorn National Forest
If you are interested in Volunteering for any of our projects, please contact us and we would be happy to work out the logistics.